Consumer Confidence Photos on Townhall

  •  - Spain's Economy Minister de Guindos delivers a speech during the swearing-in ceremony of his economic team at the Economy Ministry in Madrid

    Spain's Economy Minister de Guindos delivers a speech during the swearing-in ceremony of his economic team at the Economy Ministry in Madrid

    Posted: 1/3/2012 8:14:42 AM EST
    Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos delivers a speech during the swearing-in ceremony of his economic team at the Economy Ministry in Madrid January 3, 2012. Spain's registered jobless increased slightly in December as the traditionally busy holiday season failed to offset the economic slump although consumer confidence showed a slight improvement. REUTERS/Andrea Comas (POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - Spain's Economy Minister de Guindos gestures during the swearing-in ceremony of his economic team at the Economy Ministry in Madrid

    Spain's Economy Minister de Guindos gestures during the swearing-in ceremony of his economic team at the Economy Ministry in Madrid

    Posted: 1/3/2012 7:52:44 AM EST
    Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos gestures during the swearing-in ceremony of his economic team at the Economy Ministry in Madrid January 3, 2012. Spain's registered jobless increased slightly in December as the traditionally busy holiday season failed to offset the economic slump although consumer confidence showed a slight improvement. REUTERS/Andrea Comas (POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - Spain's Economy Minister de Guindos gestures during the swearing-in ceremony of his economic team at the Economy Ministry in Madrid

    Spain's Economy Minister de Guindos gestures during the swearing-in ceremony of his economic team at the Economy Ministry in Madrid

    Posted: 1/3/2012 7:41:28 AM EST
    Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos gestures during the swearing-in ceremony of his economic team at the Economy Ministry in Madrid January 3, 2012. Spain's registered jobless increased slightly in December as the traditionally busy holiday season failed to offset the economic slump although consumer confidence showed a slight improvement. REUTERS/Andrea Comas (POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - A man walks past a shop displaying a sale sign in Nice, southeastern France

    A man walks past a shop displaying a sale sign in Nice, southeastern France

    Posted: 12/13/2011 2:01:22 PM EST
    A man walks past a shop displaying a sale sign in Nice, southeastern France, December 13, 2011. Consumer confidence in the 27-nation European Union (EU) sunk to its lowest level this year in October as rising prices, muted wages growth and austerity measures have squeezed disposable incomes across crisis-hit Europe. The placard reads "Happy holiday season". REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE - Tags: BUSINESS)
  •  - A man walks past a shop which displayed discount signs in Nice

    A man walks past a shop which displayed discount signs in Nice

    Posted: 12/13/2011 11:57:20 AM EST
    A man walks past a shop which displayed discount signs in Nice, southeastern France, December 13, 2011. Consumer confidence in the 27-nation European Union (EU) sunk to its lowest level this year in October as rising prices, muted wages growth and austerity measures have squeezed disposable incomes across crisis-hit Europe. The placard reads "Happy holiday season". REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE - Tags: BUSINESS)
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    Posted: 11/29/2011 4:55:47 PM EST
    Chart shows consumer confidence for the past 13 months
  •  - Customers shop in the toys section at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere

    Customers shop in the toys section at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere

    Posted: 11/29/2011 10:58:27 AM EST
    Customers shop in the toys section at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere November 29, 2011. Consumer confidence in the 27-nation European Union (EU) sunk to its lowest level this year in October as rising prices, muted wages growth and austerity measures have squeezed disposable incomes across crisis-hit Europe. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE - Tags: BUSINESS)
  •  - A customer walks in the toys section at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere

    A customer walks in the toys section at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere

    Posted: 11/29/2011 10:57:37 AM EST
    A customer walks in the toys section at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere November 29, 2011. Consumer confidence in the 27-nation European Union (EU) sunk to its lowest level this year in October as rising prices, muted wages growth and austerity measures have squeezed disposable incomes across crisis-hit Europe. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE - Tags: BUSINESS)
  •  - A discount sign is displayed at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere

    A discount sign is displayed at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere

    Posted: 11/29/2011 10:56:22 AM EST
    A discount sign is displayed at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere November 29, 2011. Consumer confidence in the 27-nation European Union (EU) sunk to its lowest level this year in October as rising prices, muted wages growth and austerity measures have squeezed disposable incomes across crisis-hit Europe. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE - Tags: BUSINESS FOOD)
  •  - A customer shops near discount signs at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere

    A customer shops near discount signs at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere

    Posted: 11/29/2011 10:55:35 AM EST
    A customer shops near discount signs at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere November 29, 2011. Consumer confidence in the 27-nation European Union (EU) sunk to its lowest level this year in October as rising prices, muted wages growth and austerity measures have squeezed disposable incomes across crisis-hit Europe. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE - Tags: BUSINESS FOOD)
  •  - A customer pushes a shopping trolley with gift toys at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere

    A customer pushes a shopping trolley with gift toys at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere

    Posted: 11/29/2011 10:54:29 AM EST
    A customer pushes a shopping trolley with gift toys at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere November 29, 2011. Consumer confidence in the 27-nation European Union (EU) sunk to its lowest level this year in October as rising prices, muted wages growth and austerity measures have squeezed disposable incomes across crisis-hit Europe. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE - Tags: BUSINESS FOOD)
  •  - A customer pushes a shopping trolley with gift toys at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere

    A customer pushes a shopping trolley with gift toys at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere

    Posted: 11/29/2011 10:53:28 AM EST
    A customer pushes a shopping trolley with gift toys at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere November 29, 2011. Consumer confidence in the 27-nation European Union (EU) sunk to its lowest level this year in October as rising prices, muted wages growth and austerity measures have squeezed disposable incomes across crisis-hit Europe. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE - Tags: BUSINESS FOOD)
  •  - Customers push shopping trolleys near the Bio foods section at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere

    Customers push shopping trolleys near the Bio foods section at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere

    Posted: 11/29/2011 10:51:38 AM EST
    Customers push shopping trolleys near the Bio foods section at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere November 29, 2011. Consumer confidence in the 27-nation European Union (EU) sunk to its lowest level this year in October as rising prices, muted wages growth and austerity measures have squeezed disposable incomes across crisis-hit Europe. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE - Tags: BUSINESS FOOD)
  •  - A customer pushes a shopping trolley at the gift toys section at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere

    A customer pushes a shopping trolley at the gift toys section at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere

    Posted: 11/29/2011 10:50:57 AM EST
    A customer pushes a shopping trolley at the gift toys section at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere November 29, 2011. Consumer confidence in the 27-nation European Union (EU) sunk to its lowest level this year in October as rising prices, muted wages growth and austerity measures have squeezed disposable incomes across crisis-hit Europe. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE - Tags: BUSINESS)
  •  - A customer pushes a shopping trolley down an aisle at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere

    A customer pushes a shopping trolley down an aisle at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere

    Posted: 11/29/2011 10:50:42 AM EST
    A customer pushes a shopping trolley down an aisle at Carrefour Planet supermarket in Nice Lingostiere November 29, 2011. Consumer confidence in the 27-nation European Union (EU) sunk to its lowest level this year in October as rising prices, muted wages growth and austerity measures have squeezed disposable incomes across crisis-hit Europe. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE - Tags: BUSINESS FOOD)
  •  - File photo of a man outside a job fair at the Phoenix Workforce Connection as site supervisor stands in the doorway in Phoenix

    File photo of a man outside a job fair at the Phoenix Workforce Connection as site supervisor stands in the doorway in Phoenix

    Posted: 9/2/2011 9:11:36 AM EST
    A man talks on his mobile phone outside a job fair at the Phoenix Workforce Connection as site supervisor Kathy Thiessen stands in the doorway in Phoenix, Arizona in this August 30, 2011 file photo. In a report released September 2, 2011, U.S. employment growth ground to a halt in August as sagging consumer confidence discouraged already skittish U.S. businesses from hiring, keeping pressure on the Federal Reserve to provide more monetary stimulus to aid the economy. Despite the lack of employment growth, the jobless rate held steady at 9.1 percent. REUTERS/Joshua Lott/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - File photo of Terron Roque waiting in line at the Congressional Black Caucus For The People Jobs Initiative job fair in Los Angeles

    File photo of Terron Roque waiting in line at the Congressional Black Caucus For The People Jobs Initiative job fair in Los Angeles

    Posted: 9/2/2011 9:08:57 AM EST
    Terron Roque (L) waits in line at the Congressional Black Caucus For The People Jobs Initiative job fair in Los Angeles, California in this August 31, 2011 file photo. In a report released September 2, 2011, U.S. employment growth ground to a halt in August as sagging consumer confidence discouraged already skittish U.S. businesses from hiring, keeping pressure on the Federal Reserve to provide more monetary stimulus to aid the economy. Despite the lack of employment growth, the jobless rate held steady at 9.1 percent. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - File photo of Martell Gerald applying for a job at the Bank of America booth at the Congressional Black Caucus For The People Jobs Initiative job fair in Los Angeles

    File photo of Martell Gerald applying for a job at the Bank of America booth at the Congressional Black Caucus For The People Jobs Initiative job fair in Los Angeles

    Posted: 9/2/2011 9:07:54 AM EST
    Martell Gerald (R) applies for a job at the Bank of America booth at the Congressional Black Caucus For The People Jobs Initiative job fair in Los Angeles, California in this August 31, 2011 file phto. In a report released September 2, 2011, U.S. employment growth ground to a halt in August as sagging consumer confidence discouraged already skittish U.S. businesses from hiring, keeping pressure on the Federal Reserve to provide more monetary stimulus to aid the economy. Despite the lack of employment growth, the jobless rate held steady at 9.1 percent. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - File photo of job seekers line up at the Congressional Black Caucus For The People Jobs Initiative job fair in Los Angeles

    File photo of job seekers line up at the Congressional Black Caucus For The People Jobs Initiative job fair in Los Angeles

    Posted: 9/2/2011 9:06:34 AM EST
    Job seekers line up at the Congressional Black Caucus For The People Jobs Initiative job fair in Los Angeles, California in this August 31, 2011 file photograph. In a report released September 2, 2011, U.S. employment growth ground to a halt in August as sagging consumer confidence discouraged already skittish U.S. businesses from hiring, keeping pressure on the Federal Reserve to provide more monetary stimulus to aid the economy. Despite the lack of employment growth, the jobless rate held steady at 9.1 percent. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - A woman walks past a board promoting a bargain sale at a shopping district in Tokyo

    A woman walks past a board promoting a bargain sale at a shopping district in Tokyo

    Posted: 7/11/2011 4:37:41 AM EST
    A woman walks past a board promoting a bargain sale at a shopping district in Tokyo July 11, 2011. Japanese consumer confidence improved for a second straight month in June, a government survey showed on Monday, boding well for the outlook for household spending and suggesting the economy's recovery from the March earthquake is broadening. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS)