consumer sentiment

Consumer Sentiment Remains Strong Heading Into Holiday Shopping Season

Consumer sentiment extended its streak of weekly gains to seven last week, according to the latest report from Morning Consult. Based on the firm's daily survey of some 7,500 U.S. ...
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US Consumer Sentiment Rises as Black Friday Approaches

The final University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index for November rose from an October reading of 95.5 to 96.8. When the preliminary November index score was reported earlier this month, ...
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Consumer Sentiment Strengthens as Americans Acknowledge Wage, Job Gains

Consumer sentiment extended its streak of weekly gains to four last week, according to the latest report from Morning Consult. Based on the firm's daily survey of some 7,500 U.S. ...
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Consumer Sentiment Supports the No-Recession Call

Now that markets have hit new highs and now that longer-term interest rates have risen again, we are getting a first look at consumer sentiment for the month of November. ...
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Consumer Sentiment on Track to Keep Rising

Consumer sentiment rose to a six-week high last week, according to the latest report from Morning Consult. Based on the firm's daily survey of some 7,500 U.S. adults, overall consumer ...
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Americans Expected to Empty Their Wallets This Christmas

Consumer confidence has faltered very slightly in the past few months. Third-quarter gross domestic product posted a 1.9% improvement. Despite these warning signs, Christmas spending is expected to reach an ...
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Sagging Consumer Confidence Brings New Light to Fed Ahead of Expected Rate Cut

Consumer confidence and sentiment matter to the U.S. economy. With roughly two-thirds of gross domestic product now tied to consumer activities, it's easy to tie future gross domestic product trends ...
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People Want Retailers to Know What They Want

Apparently, shoppers do not want to wander around stores looking for items they may want to buy. They also do not want to wander around websites looking for specific items ...
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Income Growth, Jobs Raise US Consumers’ Optimism

The final University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index for October rose month over month from a final September reading of 93.2 to 95.5, an increase of 2.5%. Economists polled by ...
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America’s Favorite Consumable Products

When it comes to consumer products (categorized as nondurable goods), Americans vote generally vote with their wallets. If they like a product, they buy it over and over again. ...
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Have Consumers Forgotten Their Tariff Worries?

The final University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index for September rose month over month from a final August reading of 89.8 to 93.2. Economists polled by Bloomberg were expecting a ...
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Consumer Sentiment Bounces From Recent Low

The University of Michigan has released its preliminary survey of consumer sentiment for September. The index reading came in at 92.0, a gain from the 89.8 reading in August. While ...
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August Consumer Sentiment Index Plunges on Recession Fears

The final University of Michigan preliminary Consumer Sentiment Index for August fell month over month from 98.4 to 92.1. Economists polled by Bloomberg were expecting a preliminary August reading of ...
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June Consumer Sentiment Index Dips on Tariff Worries

The final University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index for June fell month over month from a May reading of 100.0 to June's level of 98.2. Economists polled by Bloomberg were ...
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Auto Dealer Sentiment Still Negative in Q2

U.S. auto dealers are indicating that they essentially are no more or no less optimistic about demand for new cars than they were in the first quarter of 2019. Expectations ...
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