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German consumer confidence down over international concerns

Updated 3:44 am, Thursday, September 28, 2017 BERLIN (AP) — A survey shows German consumers are growing slightly less confident amid increasing concern over international problems, even though they still see the country’s economy as being on the upswing. The forward-looking GfK consumer climate index released Thursday showed a drop to 10.9 points in September, down from 10.8 points for October ...

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German consumer sentiment set to fall in October

FRANKFURT–Consumer confidence in Germany is poised to dip in October after a five-month winning streak, but will remain high, underpinning views that domestic consumption remains a key pillar of growth in Europe’s largest economy, GfK’s monthly survey showed Thursday. The market research group’s forward-looking sentiment index is set to fall to 10.8 points in October from 10.9 points in September, ...

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CORRECTING and REPLACING Time Inc. Bolsters Its Consumer Product Offerings with Launch of “PEOPLE Perks”

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Please replace the release with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions. The corrected release reads: TIME INC. BOLSTERS ITS CONSUMER PRODUCT OFFERINGS WITH LAUNCH OF “PEOPLE PERKS” New Membership Program Available on PEOPLE.com/JoinPerks Beginning Today Time Inc. [NYSE: TIME] is bolstering its consumer product offerings with the launch of PEOPLE Perks, now available on PEOPLE.com/JoinPerks, a ...

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Equifax interim CEO Paulino do Rego Barros Jr. apologizes on hacking

Equifax interim CEO, Paulino do Rego Barros Jr., apologized in a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece late Wednesday over a massive data breach and said the company will introduce a new service that would allow consumers the option of controlling access to their personal credit data. “The service we are developing will let consumers easily lock and unlock access to ...

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U.K. Consumer Confidence Rises to Highest Level in Six Months

Consumer confidence in the U.K. rose to its highest level in six months in September, though it remains below pre-referendum levels. An index from YouGov and the Centre for Economics and Business Research rose to 108.6, up from 107.8 in August, as confidence in the outlook for house prices and business activity increased. Measures of household finances and job security fell, ...

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Consumer alert: Avoiding online threats – NBC12 – WWBT

Consumer alert: Avoiding online threats Consumer alert: Avoiding online threats Updated: Wednesday, September 27 2017 6:40 PM EDT2017-09-27 22:40:40 GMT Source: Socialbeta.com With all the stolen data, leaks and ransomware attacks, it’s a good idea to review what you can do to keep your information safe.  More >> With all the stolen data, leaks and ransomware attacks, it’s a ...

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