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Economy

Consumer sentiment fell to 91.0 in March, down 0.7 points from the previous month, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. “Despite the recent small monthly variations, the overall level of confidence has remained largely unchanged during the past nine months,” said Richard Curtin, Chief Economist of UM Surveys of Consumers. “This stability

Economy

Consumer sentiment fell to 91.7 in February, down 0.3 points from the previous month, according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. “Although consumers are not as optimistic as at the start of last year, the Sentiment Index is just 6.5% below the cyclical peak of 98.1 set in January 2015,” said Richard Curtin,

Economy

Consumer sentiment rose to 92.6 in December, up 1.3 points from the previous month according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. Confidence is now at the highest level since July. “The December gain was largely due to lower inflation, which bolstered real incomes and brightened buying plans for household durables,” said Richard Curtin,

Economy

Consumer sentiment rose to 91.3 in November, up 1.3 points from the previous month according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. The headline index is lower than the average level for the past six months (91.6). The data indicate that consumers have become increasingly aware of economic cross currents in the domestic as

Economy

Consumer confidence rose to 90.0 in October, up 2.8 points from the previous month according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. The headline index in October is lower than the average level for 2015 so far (93.1). “The entire October rebound from September was due to gains in confidence among lower income households,

Economy

Consumer confidence fell to 91.9 in August, down 1.2 points from the previous month according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. The index is currently 11.4 percent higher than in August of 2014, but recent volatility in the stock market may affect sentiment in the near future. “The Black Mondays of October 17,

Economy

Consumer Confidence fell to 93.1 in July, down 3 points from the previous month according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment index. The index is currently 11.3 points higher than in July of 2014. “A disappointing pace of economic growth was the main reason for the small decline in consumer confidence. Nonetheless, the data

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