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"If debt is a measure of consumer confidence, we have become very confident indeed."
'How do I qualify for the 'Preferred Customer Discount' you're advertising?' 'Do you have a pulse?'
'Stocks shot up. . . no one on the committee could understand a word that Bernanke was saying.'
A Message from the Association of Goods and Services
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"Markets reacted to the news by edging aside kind of awkwardly and then pretending to take a phone call."
End Of Consumer Confidence Sale
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'Today the market fell because Bernanke said the word 'down' more than once in a speech.'
"Hey, I just got a burst of consumer confidence- let's go buy something."
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"I'm afraid you've maxed out your consumer confidence."
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"I find you can tell a lot about an economy just by looking at peoples' shoes."
"I see your consumer confidence remains undeterred."
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Cigars for the Upcoming Bear Market
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'Your shares are doing well... No wait, they're falling, no they're rising, no falling and rising...'
"I think the economy's turning around. That guy looked as if he were about to give me something."
Watching a tennis match vs. watching the stock market.
"Let's go and wreck the economy by not going shopping."
Nervous market - please shop quietly
'You're rating has been downgraded to junk.'
'Loans. I woke up this morning feeling full of consumer confidence.'
"If I keep predicting a market crash, eventually I'll have to be right!"
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"I'm not saying I don't have any faith in you...but, if you were a stock, I'd short you."
Th Pscyhology Dept. and the Economics Dept. jointly present a seminar: 'Curing consumer confidence blues.'
Wall Street - Red Flag To A Bull
"Guess who they want to use as an example of how consumer confidence is on the rebound."
"Our consumer confidence is at all time-high, but we need ..."