PUBLIC WARY, NOT PANICKY: CONFERENCE BOARD

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- American consumers may be getting a little spooked by stock market jitters and terrorist attacks overseas, though it's premature to say consumer spending is about to tank, a new report indicates.Consumer confidence, often a bellwether of coming spending trends, fell in August for the second consecutive month, according to the Conference Board's monthly survey of 5,000 households.August's

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- American consumers may be getting a little spooked by stock market jitters and terrorist attacks overseas, though it's premature to say consumer spending is about to tank, a new report indicates.

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