Analysis & Opinion

Consumer Pulse: America Needs to Feel Good Again

These are unprecedented times with the credit crunch, declining home equity, stock market volatility and downward spiraling 401(k)s. Consumers are feeling distraught, disillusioned, and emotionally drained. Consumer sentiment, as a predictor of behavioral intent, is near all time record lows. And in a recent national opinion poll three out of four consumers feel “that things… Read More