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Consumer confidence slips further.

March Results

The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index, which had deteriorated sharply last month, fell again in March. The Index flow stands at 62.5 (1985=100), down from 64.8 in February. The Expectations Index fell to 62.5 from 65.7. The Present Situation Index declined to 62.4 from 63.5.

The Consumer Confidence Survey is based on a representative sample of 5,000 U.S. households. The monthly survey is conducted for The Conference Board by NFO WorldGroup, a member of The Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE: IPG).

Consumers' appraisal of the current business environment mirrored last month's readings. Respondents rating present business conditions as "bad" remained virtually unchanged at 29.8 percent. while those holding the opposite view accounted for 13.8 percent. Labor market conditions, however, deteriorated from last month's assessment. Consumers reporting jobs are hard to get rose to 32.3 percent from 30.0 percent. Those claiming jobs are plentiful remained relatively flat at 11.6 percent.

Consumers' short-term expectations are more pessimistic than last month. Respondents anticipating that business conditions will worsen over the next six months edged up to 19.9 percent from 19.1 percent. Consumers anticipating an improvement fell to 13.3 percent from 14.9 percent. The employment outlook fared no better. Respondents anticipating more jobs to become available in the coming months declined to 11.1 percent from 12.4 percent. Those expecting fewer jobs, however, dropped to 26.1 percent from 28.5 percent. The proportion of consumers anticipating an increase in their income eased to 15.8 percent. from 16.0 percent.

While a quick and successful outcome in the Middle East conflict would certainly ease some of the uncertainties facing consumers and therefore boost confidence, it is the economic fundamentals that will determine whether a rebound is sustainable. The end of the Gulf War in 1991 produced a surge in confidence, but a weak job market quickly diminished that spark and confidence remained low until labor market conditions improved. So if history repeats itself, the current job scenario will do little to maintain any post-war surge in confidence.

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Consumer Confidence and Buying Plans

Based on surveys conducted by NFO Research, Inc.

Percentage of households = 100%

Business

Employment

Income


 2002

All series seasonally adjusted Mar. Apr. May

Composite Series: Index Numbers,
 1985=100

Consumer Confidence Index 110.7 108.5 110.3
 Present Situation 111.5 106.8 111.2
 Expectations 110.2 109.6 109.7

Appraisal of Present Situation:
 Percent

Business Conditions
 Good 21.0 19.7 21.2
 Bad 18.3 19.4 18.5
 Normal 60.7 60.9 60.3

Employment
 Jobs plentiful 20.6 20.9 21.2
 Jobs not so plentiful 58.3 56.4 57.0
 Jobs hard to get 21.1 22.7 21.8

Expectations for Six Months Hence:
 Percent

Business Conditions
 Better 25.4 26.0 24.9
 Worse 6.2 6.4 6.8
 Same 68.4 67.6 68.3

Employment
 More jobs 20.7 22.2 21.2
 Fewer jobs 13.5 14.8 13.6
 Same 65.8 63.0 65.2

Income
 Increase 22.7 21.1 21.1
 Decrease 8.6 8.1 7.8
 Same 68.7 70.8 71.1

Plans to Buy Within Six Months:
 Percent

Automobile
 Yes 7.0 7.8 7.9
 New 2.6 4.3 3.8
 Used 3.2 2.5 2.7
 Uncertain 1.2 1.0 1.4

Home
 Yes 3.5 3.9 3.6
 New 1.0 1.4 1.1
 Lived in 1.3 1.8 1.5
 Uncertain 1.2 0.7 1.0

Major appliances
 Total plans 29.9 31.3 27.6
 Refrigerator 4.8 5.2 4.7
 Washing machine 3.9 4.0 3.3
 TV Set 6.3 7.2 6.6
 Vacuum Cleaner 5.4 5.6 4.7
 Range 3.6 3.2 3.1
 Clothes dryer 4.1 3.6 3.0
 Air conditioner 1.8 2.5 2.2
Carpet 6.9 6.4 5.7

Vacation Intended Within Six
 Months: Percent

Vacation Intended 44.7
 Destination
 U.S. 38.7
 Foreign County 7.8

 Means of Travel
 Automobile 25.6
 Airplane 18.3
 Other 3.7


 2002

All series seasonally adjusted June July Aug.

Composite Series: Index Numbers,
 1985=100

Consumer Confidence Index 106.3 97.4 94.5
 Present Situation 104.9 99.4 93.1
 Expectations 107.2 96.1 95.5

Appraisal of Present Situation:
 Percent

Business Conditions
 Good 19.9 20.2 16.7
 Bad 19.5 22.1 21.8
 Normal 60.6 57.7 61.5

Employment
 Jobs plentiful 20.1 18.8 17.4
 Jobs not so plentiful 56.7 57.3 58.8
 Jobs hard to get 23.2 23.9 23.8

Expectations for Six Months Hence:
 Percent

Business Conditions
 Better 23.7 20.8 22.2
 Worse 7.1 9.2 10.0
 Same 69.2 70.0 67.8

Employment
 More jobs 20.4 17.3 17.4
 Fewer jobs 14.3 17.0 17.8
 Same 65.3 65.7 64.8

Income
 Increase 20.9 20.1 22.1
 Decrease 8.0 9.6 10.1
 Same 71.1 70.3 67.8

Plans to Buy Within Six Months:
 Percent

Automobile
 Yes 7.8 8.3 7.4
 New 3.9 3.3 4.1
 Used 3.0 3.8 2.3
 Uncertain 0.9 1.2 1.0

Home
 Yes 3.4 3.8 4.5
 New 0.8 0.9 1.7
 Lived in 1.5 1.9 1.9
 Uncertain 1.1 1.0 0.9

Major appliances
 Total plans 29.6 28.0 31.3
 Refrigerator 4.4 3.7 4.8
 Washing machine 3.8 3.4 3.7
 TV Set 7.7 7.4 7.3
 Vacuum Cleaner 4.8 4.3 5.8
 Range 3.1 3.3 3.3
 Clothes dryer 3.8 3.0 3.4
 Air conditioner 2.0 2.9 3.0
Carpet 5.8 5.5 5.2

Vacation Intended Within Six
 Months: Percent

Vacation Intended 44.5 42.2
 Destination
 U.S. 38.7 35.2
 Foreign County 7.3 9.2

 Means of Travel
 Automobile 24.9 22.4
 Airplane 19.6 17.7
 Other 3.4 4.0


 2002

All series seasonally adjusted Sept. Oct. Nov.

Composite Series: Index Numbers,
 1985=100

Consumer Confidence Index 93.7 79.6 84.9
 Present Situation 88.5 77.2 78.3
 Expectations 97.2 81.1 89.3

Appraisal of Present Situation:
 Percent

Business Conditions
 Good 18.5 15.6 16.1
 Bad 23.8 27.7 25.7
 Normal 57.7 56.7 58.2

Employment
 Jobs plentiful 15.9 14.7 14.2
 Jobs not so plentiful 58.7 58.0 58.5
 Jobs hard to get 25.4 27.3 27.3

Expectations for Six Months Hence:
 Percent

Business Conditions
 Better 21.6 19.3 20.3
 Worse 9.7 14.3 11.3
 Same 68.7 66.4 68.4

Employment
 More jobs 17.3 15.3 15.4
 Fewer jobs 16.8 22.1 18.8
 Same 65.9 62.6 65.8

Income
 Increase 21.5 17.9 19.4
 Decrease 8.9 11.3 9.9
 Same 69.6 70.8 70.7

Plans to Buy Within Six Months:
 Percent

Automobile
 Yes 7.2 6.9 6.8
 New 2.7 3.1 2.8
 Used 3.0 2.8 2.4
 Uncertain 1.5 1.0 1.6

Home
 Yes 3.3 3.1 3.1
 New 0.9 0.8 0.8
 Lived in 1.4 1.4 1.5
 Uncertain 1.0 0.9 0.8

Major appliances
 Total plans 26.2 28.3 28.6
 Refrigerator 4.2 4.4 3.9
 Washing machine 3.5 4.0 3.4
 TV Set 6.6 7.5 6.7
 Vacuum Cleaner 3.8 4.3 5.4
 Range 2.7 2.9 3.0
 Clothes dryer 2.9 3.2 3.4
 Air conditioner 2.5 2.0 2.8
Carpet 5.7 5.3 5.2

Vacation Intended Within Six
 Months: Percent

Vacation Intended 47.3
 Destination
 U.S. 40.1
 Foreign County 8.0

 Means of Travel
 Automobile 26.1
 Airplane 17.8
 Other 3.4


 2002 2003

All series seasonally adjusted Dec. Jan. Feb.(r)

Composite Series: Index Numbers,
 1985=100

Consumer Confidence Index 80.7 78.8 64.8
 Present Situation 69.6 75.3 63.5
 Expectations 88.1 81.1 65.7

Appraisal of Present Situation:
 Percent

Business Conditions
 Good 14.5 15.0 13.6
 Bad 25.9 26.7 29.6
 Normal 59.6 58.3 56.8

Employment
 Jobs plentiful 12.3 14.5 11.4
 Jobs not so plentiful 58.0 56.6 58.6
 Jobs hard to get 29.7 28.9 30.0

Expectations for Six Months Hence:
 Percent

Business Conditions
 Better 21.1 17.7 14.9
 Worse 11.0 14.0 19.1
 Same 67.9 68.3 66.0

Employment
 More jobs 15.4 14.2 12.4
 Fewer jobs 20.2 21.2 28.5
 Same 64.4 64.6 59.1

Income
 Increase 19.6 18.4 16.0
 Decrease 10.7 10.2 12.2
 Same 69.7 71.4 71.8

Plans to Buy Within Six Months:
 Percent

Automobile
 Yes 7.7 6.8 6.9
 New 3.3 3.0 2.8
 Used 3.4 3.0 3.0
 Uncertain 1.0 0.8 1.1

Home
 Yes 3.2 3.6 3.8
 New 1.0 1.2 1.0
 Lived in 1.4 1.7 1.7
 Uncertain 0.8 0.7 1.1

Major appliances
 Total plans 28.4 28.2 27.5
 Refrigerator 4.5 5.8 4.1
 Washing machine 3.5 3.4 3.9
 TV Set 7.5 6.3 6.1
 Vacuum Cleaner 4.8 4.3 5.3
 Range 3.0 3.3 2.7
 Clothes dryer 3.4 3.1 3.5
 Air conditioner 1.7 2.0 1.9
Carpet 5.2 5.6 5.0

Vacation Intended Within Six
 Months: Percent

Vacation Intended 43.3 42.7
 Destination
 U.S. 34.7 35.5
 Foreign County 9.1 8.7

 Means of Travel
 Automobile 23.7 23.8
 Airplane 16.0 17.5
 Other 4.3 3.6


 2003

All series seasonally adjusted Mar.(p)

Composite Series: Index Numbers,
 1985=100

Consumer Confidence Index 62.5
 Present Situation 62.4
 Expectations 62.5

Appraisal of Present Situation:
 Percent

Business Conditions
 Good 13.8
 Bad 29.8
 Normal 56.4

Employment
 Jobs plentiful 11.6
 Jobs not so plentiful 56.1
 Jobs hard to get 32.3

Expectations for Six Months Hence:
 Percent

Business Conditions
 Better 13.3
 Worse 19.9
 Same 66.8

Employment
 More jobs 11.1
 Fewer jobs 26.1
 Same 62.8

Income
 Increase 15.8
 Decrease 13.2
 Same 71.0

Plans to Buy Within Six Months:
 Percent

Automobile
 Yes 6.4
 New 2.9
 Used 2.6
 Uncertain 0.9

Home
 Yes 3.2
 New 1.0
 Lived in 1.3
 Uncertain 0.9

Major appliances
 Total plans 28.2
 Refrigerator 5.3
 Washing machine 3.0
 TV Set 6.6
 Vacuum Cleaner 5.0
 Range 3.2
 Clothes dryer 3.2
 Air conditioner 1.9
Carpet 6.1

Vacation Intended Within Six
 Months: Percent

Vacation Intended
 Destination
 U.S.
 Foreign County

 Means of Travel
 Automobile
 Airplane
 Other

(p) - preliminary

(r) - revised

Inflation

Interest Rates

Stock Prices

 2002
Not Seasonally
Adjusted Mar. Apr. May June

Expectations for Twelve Months
 Hence: Percent

Inflation Rate
Average 4.1 4.5 4.2 4.2

Interest Rates
Higher 54.0 62.1 54.6 51.4
Same 34.6 28.0 34.6 35.6
Lower 11.4 9.9 10.8 13.0

Stock Prices
Increase 46.3 42.6 37.1 32.4
Same 35.1 37.0 40.3 38.6
Decrease 18.6 20.4 22.6 29.0

 2002
Not Seasonally
Adjusted July Aug. Sept. Oct.

Expectations for Twelve Months
 Hence: Precent

Inflation Rate
Average 4.2 4.3 4.2 4.4

Interest Rates
Higher 45.3 43.8 43.1 41.8
Same 39.3 36.5 39.4 38.9
Lower 15.4 19.7 17.5 19.3

Stock Prices
Increase 26.5 33.9 32.9 29.1
Same 35.4 30.0 34.8 31.3
Decrease 38.1 36.1 32.3 39.6

 2002 2003
Not Seasonally
Adjusted Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb.(r)

Expectations for Twelve Months
 Hence: Precent

Inflation Rate
Average 4.1 4.4 4.4 4.8

Interest Rates
Higher 42.1 43.5 43.7 41.7
Same 35.8 38.9 39.9 38.4
Lower 22.1 17.6 16.4 19.9

Stock Prices
Increase 34.4 33.3 31.3 25.2
Same 35.3 34.9 34.6 32.6
Decrease 30.3 31.8 34.1 42.2

 2003
Not Seasonally
Adjusted Mar.(p)

Expectations for Twelve Months
 Hence: Precent

Inflation Rate
Average 5.0

Interest Rates
Higher 39.4
Same 38.6
Lower 22.0

Stock Prices
Increase 22.6
Same 30.6
Decrease 46.8

 2002
All series seasonally adjusted Mar. Apr. May June


Consumer Confidence Index,
 1985 - 100

Age of Household Head
Under35 112.1 112.5 112.9 116.6
35-54 110.9 106.9 110.5 104.6
55 and over 107.2 105.9 106.6 101.9

Household Income
Under $15,000 76.8 72.1 74.8 77.3
$15,000-24,999 93.7 99.2 89.6 95.7
$25,000-34,999 112.1 106.7 108.1 102.7
$35,000-49,999 112.2 108.1 111.2 105.7
$50,000 and over 124.4 122.2 127.8 118.4


 2002
All series seasonally adjusted July Aug. Sept. Oct.


Consumer Confidence Index,
 1985 - 100

Age of Household Head
Under35 108.8 100.8 106.2 92.5
35-54 98.0 97.7 93.2 78.1
55 and over 90.1 86.6 86.6 75.0

Household Income
Under $15,000 71.8 64.6 69.0 62.6
$15,000-24,999 77.3 70.0 68.1 69.0
$25,000-34,999 85.6 94.8 93.9 73.1
$35,000-49,999 106.9 101.6 94.5 81.4
$50,000 and over 111.3 110.1 108.7 89.8


 2002 2003
All series seasonally adjusted Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb.(r)


Consumer Confidence Index,
 1985 - 100

Age of Household Head
Under35 90.5 98.3 89.5 78.5
35-54 85.2 80.1 81.3 65.1
55 and over 80.8 73.9 70.7 57.2

Household Income
Under $15,000 65.1 58.7 57.9 45.4
$15,000-24,999 72.3 62.1 60.8 57.7
$25,000-34,999 77.9 79.6 68.2 66.1
$35,000-49,999 87.3 85.2 83.4 60.9
$50,000 and over 96.1 93.2 92.0 74.7

 3 mos.
 2003 Percent
All series seasonally adjusted Mar.(p) Change *


Consumer Confidence Index,
 1985 - 100

Age of Household Head
Under35 71.0 -15.1
35-54 62.4 -14.2
55 and over 57.5 -19.3

Household Income
Under $15,000 42.2 -21.9
$15,000-24,999 52.5 -15.9
$25,000-34,999 58.0 -16.6
$35,000-49,999 65.9 -17.2
$50,000 and over 73.3 -14.0

* Percent Change: Average of last three months shown as compared with
preceding three months. Age and Income data have been adjusted for
seasonal variations.

Consumer Confidence by Region

Seasonally unadjusted
Index numbers: 2002
U.S. Average, 1985-100 Feb. Mar. Apr. May

New England
 Consumer Confidence Index 98.3 101.9 106.7 107.3
 Present Situation 89.6 95.6 115.5 119.2
 Expectations 104.1 106.1 100.8 99.4

Middle Atlantic
 Consumer Confidence Index 81.6 95.1 92.3 95.9
 Present Situation 71.2 85.9 83.1 90.2
 Expectations 88.6 101.3 98.4 99.7

East North Central
 Consumer Confidence Index 83.8 104.1 102.8 107.4
 Present Situation 73.9 95.8 91.3 108.5
 Expectations 90.5 109.7 110.5 106.6

West North Central
 Consumer Confidence Index 99.5 104.9 103.0 95.6
 Present Situation 106.9 102.4 104.4 109.4
 Expectations 94.6 106.5 102.1 86.4

South Atlantic
 Consumer Confidence Index 100.8 120.8 117.2 115.3
 Present Situation 96.3 120.8 120.9 121.6
 Expectations 103.9 120.8 114.7 111.0

East South Central
 Consumer Confidence Index 97.0 108.8 95.4 95.1
 Present Situation 103.3 102.6 91.0 92.7
 Expectations 92.7 113.0 98.4 96.6

West South Central
 Consumer Confidence Index 100.8 118.4 122.9 108.6
 Present Situation 102.0 119.9 125.1 112.6
 Expectations 100.0 117.4 121.5 105.9

Mountain
 Consumer Confidence Index 106.6 118.2 114.5 124.5
 Present Situation 93.0 123.5 102.9 124.2
 Expectations 115.6 114.7 122.2 124.7

Pacific
 Consumer Confidence Index 105.4 114.4 105.0 113.5
 Present Situation 94.6 103.3 95.7 102.5
 Expectations 112.7 121.9 111.2 120.9

Seasonally unadjusted
Index numbers: 2002
U.S. Average, 1985-100 June July Aug. Sept.

New England
 Consumer Confidence Index 104.8 92.4 90.5 89.2
 Present Situation 110.7 96.3 113.7 94.3
 Expectations 100.9 89.9 75.1 85.8

Middle Atlantic
 Consumer Confidence Index 84.2 84.8 80.9 90.2
 Present Situation 80.0 83.4 73.5 84.8
 Expectations 86.9 85.7 85.8 93.8

East North Central
 Consumer Confidence Index 97.5 86.5 86.7 89.9
 Present Situation 95.3 84.6 79.0 88.0
 Expectations 98.9 87.8 91.9 91.1

West North Central
 Consumer Confidence Index 101.5 93.2 85.3 95.2
 Present Situation 119.9 100.7 86.2 110.7
 Expectations 89.2 88.2 84.7 85.0

South Atlantic
 Consumer Confidence Index 119.7 110.2 101.1 101.3
 Present Situation 130.0 122.2 110.1 100.5
 Expectations 112.9 102.2 95.1 101.9

East South Central
 Consumer Confidence Index 103.7 86.5 90.4 99.9
 Present Situation 97.6 90.3 88.1 99.4
 Expectations 107.8 84.0 92.0 100.2

West South Central
 Consumer Confidence Index 109.8 102.2 100.2 95.9
 Present Situation 109.8 112.1 103.2 90.4
 Expectations 109.9 95.6 98.2 99.6

Mountain
 Consumer Confidence Index 113.0 95.7 93.5 102.2
 Present Situation 116.6 97.0 88.8 102.8
 Expectations 110.6 94.8 96.6 101.8

Pacific
 Consumer Confidence Index 105.4 93.8 94.5 91.3
 Present Situation 91.7 91.0 89.3 83.1
 Expectations 114.5 95.7 97.9 96.9

Seasonally unadjusted
Index numbers: 2002
U.S. Average, 1985-100 Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan.

New England
 Consumer Confidence Index 74.2 82.5 62.2 74.4
 Present Situation 70.8 79.9 66.0 63.9
 Expectations 76.5 84.3 59.6 81.5

Middle Atlantic
 Consumer Confidence Index 68.2 74.9 70.1 65.4
 Present Situation 66.7 67.1 58.7 53.8
 Expectations 69.2 80.2 77.7 73.1

East North Central
 Consumer Confidence Index 83.3 88.0 76.9 79.3
 Present Situation 85.6 84.5 59.6 67.5
 Expectations 81.8 90.3 88.5 87.2

West North Central
 Consumer Confidence Index 85.3 85.8 70.5 77.5
 Present Situation 98.1 93.3 75.2 76.1
 Expectations 76.8 80.8 67.3 78.4

South Atlantic
 Consumer Confidence Index 90.4 97.6 91.1 87.2
 Present Situation 101.1 98.1 91.2 88.2
 Expectations 83.3 97.2 91.1 86.6

East South Central
 Consumer Confidence Index 90.3 83.1 79.2 76.2
 Present Situation 95.3 77.2 84.6 70.3
 Expectations 87.0 87.0 75.6 80.1

West South Central
 Consumer Confidence Index 83.7 91.4 87.0 94.3
 Present Situation 81.7 91.5 79.3 89.4
 Expectations 85.0 91.4 92.1 97.6

Mountain
 Consumer Confidence Index 85.7 94.2 88.1 97.6
 Present Situation 72.5 89.7 81.3 94.8
 Expectations 94.5 97.2 92.6 99.5

Pacific
 Consumer Confidence Index 88.5 82.1 75.5 69.7
 Present Situation 80.0 63.9 56.2 54.6
 Expectations 94.2 94.2 88.5 79.8

Seasonally unadjusted 3-MONTH AVG.
Index numbers: 2003 Jan., Feb., Mar.
U.S. Average, 1985-100 Feb.(r) Mar.(p) 2002 2003

New England
 Consumer Confidence Index 62.8 61.4 96.2 66.2
 Present Situation 44.5 40.3 90.2 49.6
 Expectations 75.1 75.5 100.2 77.3

Middle Atlantic
 Consumer Confidence Index 57.3 57.9 88.9 60.2
 Present Situation 43.2 55.7 80.5 50.9
 Expectations 66.8 59.4 94.5 66.4

East North Central
 Consumer Confidence Index 58.2 58.2 93.6 65.2
 Present Situation 46.5 50.9 85.7 54.9
 Expectations 66.0 63.1 98.8 72.1

West North Central
 Consumer Confidence Index 65.2 61.0 105.4 67.9
 Present Situation 60.9 57.2 113.3 64.7
 Expectations 68.0 63.5 100.1 70.0

South Atlantic
 Consumer Confidence Index 78.9 70.4 108.4 78.8
 Present Situation 81.6 74.5 105.3 81.4
 Expectations 77.1 67.6 110.5 77.1

East South Central
 Consumer Confidence Index 60.7 56.1 100.4 64.3
 Present Situation 56.5 53.2 103.9 60.0
 Expectations 63.4 58.0 98.1 67.2

West South Central
 Consumer Confidence Index 75.1 65.4 106.8 78.3
 Present Situation 68.7 54.5 107.5 70.8
 Expectations 79.4 72.7 106.3 83.2

Mountain
 Consumer Confidence Index 68.8 61.8 113.4 76.1
 Present Situation 62.5 50.4 109.5 69.2
 Expectations 73.1 69.4 115.9 80.7

Pacific
 Consumer Confidence Index 63.3 64.8 104.9 65.9
 Present Situation 51.3 59.7 90.8 55.2
 Expectations 71.2 68.2 114.3 73.1

Seasonally unadjusted
Index numbers: Percent
U.S. Average, 1985-100 Change

New England
 Consumer Confidence Index -31.2
 Present Situation -45.1
 Expectations -22.8

Middle Atlantic
 Consumer Confidence Index -32.3
 Present Situation -36.8
 Expectations -29.7

East North Central
 Consumer Confidence Index -30.3
 Present Situation -35.9
 Expectations -27.0

West North Central
 Consumer Confidence Index -35.6
 Present Situation -42.9
 Expectations -30.1

South Atlantic
 Consumer Confidence Index -27.3
 Present Situation -22.7
 Expectations -30.3

East South Central
 Consumer Confidence Index -36.0
 Present Situation -42.3
 Expectations -31.5

West South Central
 Consumer Confidence Index -26.7
 Present Situation -34.1
 Expectations -21.7

Mountain
 Consumer Confidence Index -32.9
 Present Situation -36.8
 Expectations -30.4

Pacific
 Consumer Confidence Index -37.2
 Present Situation -39.2
 Expectations -36.1

* Percent Change: Average of last three months shown as compared with
the same period a year ago. Regional data are not adjusted for seasonal
variation.

Consumer Confidence 62.5 -2.3
Present Situation 62.4 -1.1
Expectations 62.5 -3.2
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