Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Consumer Sentiment Drops, But a Silver Lining?

From IBD:

The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index edged up 0.7 point in March to 26 from February's 25.3, the lowest since records began in 1967. About half of respondents say business and job conditions are poor. Homebuying plans sank to a 26-year-low.

But consider these charts from

Do the above two polls indicate we'll start to see consumer sentiment and confidence start to rebound?