confidence confidence  /ˈkɑn fə dəns/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
  2. (n) a feeling of trust (in someone or something)
  3. (n) a state of confident hopefulness that events will be favorable
  4. (n) a trustful relationship
  5. (n) a secret that is confided or entrusted to another

News

  1. Small-Business Confidence Edges Up

    Confidence among small-business owners is creeping slowly up and more are paying higher compensation, says a report released Tuesday.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Wall Street Journal Blogs

  2. U.S. Economic Confidence Falls Slightly From Five-Year High

    Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index dipped to -7 last week from the -3 the prior week, which was the highest since Gallup began Daily tracking in 2008. The current weekly score is still one of the best in more than five years.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Gallup

  3. French Industrial Confidence Unchanged in May on Domestic Demand

    French industrial confidence was unchanged in May as President Francois Hollande struggled to revive growth in Europe’s second-largest economy.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

Quotes

  1. "I say to the American people, this is a change in personnel, but it is not a change in policy," Obama said. "He has worked closely with the Afghan and Pakistan governments and with all our partners in the region. He has my full confidence...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: msnbc.com

  2. "We never lost our confidence," Villa said. "We know the potential we have and what we can give."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: David Villa Source: The Canadian Press

  3. "We're engaged in a contest of wills. Our enemies are doing all that they can to undermine the confidence of the Afghan people," he said.
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: David Petraeus Source: Washington Post

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