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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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Consumers Expect Higher Spending, Income Growth

Americans’ expectations for how much more they will spend next year was 3.6 percent in June, a slight upward tick from May’s 3.5 percent, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s monthly Survey of Consumer Expectations.

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NY Fed: Inflation and Earnings Expectations Decline

Inflation expectations decreased for the third consecutive month at both the one-year ahead and three-year ahead levels, as earnings growth expectations also declined according to the New York Fed’s October Survey of Consumer Expectations (SCE). Median one-year ahead inflation expectations fell 6 basis points to 2.73 percent in September, tying April’s reading for the lowest of the year. Median three-year ...

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Consumer Sentiment at Lowest Level Since October

Consumer confidence fell to 87.2 in August, down 4.7 points from the previous month according to the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index. Despite being at the lowest level in 11 months, August’s reading was still higher than in any month prior to May 2007. “A raft of recent events have been viewed as negative economic indicators by many consumers, ...

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NY Fed: Inflation Expectations Decline, Earnings Expectations Flat

Inflation expectations decreased slightly at both the one year ahead and three year ahead levels, while earnings growth expectations were flat according to the New York Fed’s September Survey of Consumer Expectations (SCE). Median one-year ahead inflation expectations dropped 17 basis points to 2.79 percent in August, the second lowest reading of the year. The median three-year ahead inflation expectations ...

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Consumer Sentiment Fell Slightly in July

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 provide no indication of a ...

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