Archive for February 24th, 2009

Some good news for consumers

Amid all the distressing financial news, let’s take good news where we can get it. Like:

American Express is paying $300 to some of its customers to go away.

USAirways is back to providing free non-alcoholic beverages on flights.

Shares of Citigroup stock, which trade at about $2, now cost less than a Citibank ATM fee.

Across the U.S., […]

Do you feel confident?

An economic indicator called “consumer confidence” plummeted in February to new all-time lows (with all-time being since the Consumer Confidence Index began in 1967).

Release of that news this morning just seems like a piling on. There’s been very little good economic news lately, either on a macro level or a household level.

How about you? What […]