According to the latest ChangeWave survey of U.S. consumers . . . shows some intriguing signs that consumer spending may finally be stabilizing after a prolonged slowdown . . . the 90-day outlook is not quite as horrible as it was in the December,Other findings:
- Five percent said they are very satisfied with the current state of their personal finances;
- Twenty-six percent said they are now more confident in the U.S. stock market;
- Respondents reporting spending less to save money is up (18% to 41%), while the number spending less to reduce debt is up (24% to 36%).