Browsing: Consumer sentiment

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Consumer Sentiment increased 0.6 points in March to 96.9, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. The Current Economic Conditions Index rose 1.7 points to 113.2, while the Consumer Expectations Index held at 86.5. “The continued strength in consumer sentiment has been due to optimistic views on three critical components: higher incomes and

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Consumer Sentiment declined 2.2 points in February to 96.3, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. The Current Economic Conditions Index rose 0.2 points to 111.5, while the Consumer Expectations Index fell 3.8 points to 86.5. “While consumer confidence edged upward in late February, it remained slightly below the decade peak recorded in

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Consumer Sentiment rose 0.3 points in January to 98.5, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. The Current Economic Conditions Index fell 0.6 points to 111.3, while the Consumer Expectations Index rose 0.8 points to 90.3. “Consumers expressed a higher level of confidence January than any other time in the last dozen years.

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Consumer Sentiment rose 6.6 points in November to 93.8, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. The Current Economic Conditions Index rose 4.1 points to 107.3, while the Consumer Expectations Index rose 8.4 points to 85.2. The initial reaction of consumers to Trump’s victory was to express greater optimism about their personal finances

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Consumer Sentiment rose 1.4 points in September to 91.2, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. The Current Economic Conditions Index fell 2.8 points to 104.2, while the Index of Consumer Expectations rose 4.0 points to 82.7. “Confidence edged upward in September due to gains among higher income households, while the Sentiment index

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Consumer Sentiment slipped 0.2 points in August to 89.8, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. The Current Economic Conditions Index fell 2 points to 107.0, while the Index of Consumer Expectations rose 1.1 point to 78.7. “Less favorable personal financial prospects were largely offset by a slight improvement in the outlook for

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Consumer sentiment slipped in July to 90.0, down 3.5 points from the previous month, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. The Current Economic Conditions Index fell 1.8 points from June to 109.0, while the Index of Consumer Expectations fell 4.6 points to 77.8. “Although confidence strengthened in late July, for the month

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The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index rose to 98.0 in June, up 5.6 points from the previous month. The Present Situation Index rose 5.1 points to 118.3, while the Expectations Index rose 6.0 points to 84.5. “Consumers were less negative about current business and labor market conditions, but only moderately more positive, suggesting no deterioration

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Consumer sentiment fell to 93.5 in June, down 1.2 points from the previous month, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. The Current Economic Conditions Index improved 0.9 points to 110.8, while the Index of Consumer Expectations fell 2.5 points to 82.4. “Consumer were a bit less optimistic in late June due to