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Consumer Sentiment Slides but Remains Strong in May

Consumer Sentiment declined 0.8 points in May to 98.0, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. May’s figure is 0.9% above the May 2017 index. The Current Economic Conditions Index slowed 3.1 points to 114.9. The reading was 0.1% above the May 2017 estimate. The Consumer Expectations Index rose 0.7 points to 89.5 and was 1.6% higher than ...

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Consumer Sentiment Remains Strong in April

Consumer Sentiment fell 2.6 points in March to 98.8, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. Last month’s index was the highest reading since 2004. April’s figure is 1.9% above the April 2017 index. The Current Economic Conditions Index slowed 6.3 points to 114.9. The reading was 2.0% above the March 2017 estimate. The Consumer Expectations Index fell ...

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Consumer Sentiment Reaches Highest Level since 2004

Consumer Sentiment rose 1.7 points in March to 101.4, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. Last month’s figure is 4.6% above the March 2017 index. This month’s reading was the highest since 2004. The Current Economic Conditions Index surged 5.5 points to 109.2. The reading was 7.1% above the March 2017 estimate and the highest in the ...

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Consumer Sentiment Slides in January

Consumer Sentiment fell 1.5 points in January to 94.4, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. Last month’s figure is 4.2% below the January 2017 index. January was the third consecutive monthly decline and lowest reading since July 2017. The Current Economic Conditions Index slipped 3.6 points to 109.2, 1.9% below the January 2017 estimate. The Consumer Expectations ...

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Consumer Sentiment Slips in December

Consumer Sentiment fell 2.6 points in December to 95.9, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. Last month’s figure is 2.6% below the December 2016 index. The Current Economic Conditions Index grew 0.3 point to 113.8, 1.7% higher than the December 2016 estimate. The Consumer Expectations Index slid 4.6 points to 84.3, 5.8% lower than a year ago. ...

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Consumer Sentiment Rises to 13-Year High in October

Consumer Sentiment jumped 5.6 points in October to 100.7, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. Last month’s figure is 15.5% higher than the October 2016 index. The Current Economic Conditions Index grew 4.8 point to 116.5, 12.9% higher than the October 2016 estimate. The Consumer Expectations Index increased 6.1 points to 90.5, 17.8% higher than a year ...

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Consumer Sentiment Eases in September

Consumer Sentiment fell 1.7 points in September to 95.1, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. Last month’s figure is 4.3% higher than the September 2016 index. The Current Economic Conditions Index grew 0.8 point to 111.7 but remained 7.5 points higher than the September 2016 estimate. The Consumer Expectations Index decreased 3.3 points to 84.4 after increasing ...

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Consumers’ Spending Expectations Increase

Americans’ expectations for how much more they will spend in the next year were at 3 percent in August, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s monthly Survey of Consumer Expectations.

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Consumer Sentiment Rose in August

Consumer Sentiment rose 3.4 points in August to 96.8, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. Last month’s figure is 7.8% higher than the August 2016 index. The Current Economic Conditions Index fell 2.5 points to 110.9 but remained 3.9 points higher than the August 2016 estimate. The Consumer Expectations Index increased 7.2 points to 80.5 after falling ...

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Consumer Sentiment Declined in July

Consumer Sentiment fell 1.8 points in July to 93.4, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. The Current Economic Conditions Index rose 0.8 point to 113.4, while the Consumer Expectations Index decreased 4.1 points to 80.5. “Consumer confidence remained largely unchanged at the same favorable level recorded at mid-month. The overall Sentiment Index has declined by 5.1 Index-points ...

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