Consumer Confidence, Spending Headline Upcoming Economic Reports
Aug. 23, 2014
(Undated) -- Consumer activity and attitude will fall under the economic microscope this week. On Tuesday, the consumer confidence index report for August will be released, with most economists predicting a drop in Americans' optimism. Friday will see the consumer spending report and the University of Michigan consumer sentiment index. Other key reports coming out this week include new home sales on Monday, durable goods orders and home prices on Tuesday, and the GDP revision on Thursday.