COLDWATER, MI WTVB) - It seems to run against what’s happening with some sectors of the economy with stocks riding a high wave and foreclosures in Michigan way down.
Branch County’s jobless numbers improved in the most recent report out of Lansing. However, word Friday that Consumer confidence is at a nine-month low. The latest figures from Thomson Reuters and the University of Michigan show a bigger-than-expected drop in consumer confidence to the lowest reading since last summer. Another new report shows an unexpected drop in retail sales.