Fed Chair Janet Yellen sounds a cautionary note about the weak recovery of the housing market.
Bad news, everybody. The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index fell this month, from 53.2 in August to 48.5 in September. Consumers aren’t harboring high hopes for the near future, either. The Expectations Index also fell — to 65.4 from 72 in August. Lynn Franco, director of The Conference Board Consumer Research Center, offered an explanation for