Global Consumer Confidence Is Up, Led by North America

Consumer confidence around the world rose in the third quarter of 2014, according to a recent report from Nielsen. Confidence in 3Q14 was up in 39 of 60 countries measured by Nielsen, compared with 31 countries in the second quarter. Overall, Nielsen's index moved up by one index point to a score of 98, up two points from the start of the year.Read the full article