Consumers' assessment of the current employment market was somewhat bleaker than in September. The number of consumers saying jobs are "hard to get" rose to 25.3 percent from 25.0 percent, while the number saying jobs are "plentiful" was virtually unchanged at 20.8 percent
What about you ?
- Will you spend less during the upcoming holiday season ?
- Are you postponing purchases of big ticket items ?
- Do you feel your job is less secure than a year ago ?