FILE- In this April 9, 2018, file photo shoppers walk in a mall in Salem, N.H. On Tuesday, April 25, the Conference Board releases its April index on U.S. consumer confidence. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, file photo, Janae Melvin shops for gifts at Forever 21 in Kansas City, Kan. On Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, the Conference Board releases its October index on U.S. consumer confidence. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
In this Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, photo, shoppers walk past a Foot Locker store in Boston. On Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, the Conference Board releases its July index on U.S. consumer confidence. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
In this Tuesday, June 13, 2017, photo, Mark Miller Toyota salesman Doug Lund shows the engine of a Prius C Hybrid to shopper Mary Jean Jones, in Salt Lake City. The Conference Board releases its July index on U.S. consumer confidence, Tuesday, July 2
According to information released Tuesday, April 25, 2017, by the Conference Board, a business research group, U.S. consumer confidence slipped in April but remains at high levels.