US consumer confidence lags as 2023 gets under way

A woman pumps gas at a GetGo Mini Mart in Valencia, Pennsylvania, on Jan. 23. The Conference Board reported that its consumer confidence index slipped to 107.1 in January, down from 109 in December. (AP Photo: Gene J. Puskar)

January 31, 2023
3:54 pm

American consumers are kicking off 2023 a bit less confident than they were at the end of last year as inflation and the possibility of a recession loom.

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