Items Tagged with 'Index of Consumer Semtiment'

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  • Americans remain economically confident despite recent hurricane damage

    Consumer confidence sees small declines in September
    While consumer confidence showed a slight drop from August to September, the latest Survey of Consumers shows their concern over the recent hurricanes in quickly fading. In fact, for the past year, although several issues arose that could have derailed the overall confidence level, Americans remain economically hopeful.
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  • Consumer optimism surges due to lowered standards

    Partisan divide to lessen in months ahead
    “The continued strength in consumer sentiment has been due to optimistic views on three critical components: higher incomes and wealth, more favorable job prospects, and low inflation expectations,” Surveys of Consumers Chief Economist Richard Curtin said. “All of these factors, however, have been influenced by partisanship.”
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  • Consumers less confident than any time since last year

    Fall seen in households with annual income under $75,000
    Consumers feel less confident about the economy than at any point since last year. The impact is felt most by households that make less than $75,000, as consumer confidence in those households dropped to the lowest level of confidence since 2014.
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