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Final February 2014 Michigan Consumer Sentiment Modest Increase Despite Weather

by Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives/dshort.com Despite an unseasonably cold winter that has dinged some economic indicators, the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment final number for February came in at 81.6, a bit stronger than the 81.2 January final. Today’s reading … Continue reading

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February 2014 Conference Board Consumer Confidence Declines Moderately

Written by Doug Short and Steven Hansen The February 2014 Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index declined. The market expected this index to come in at 78.0 to 82.0 (consensus 80.1) versus the 78.1 reported.

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Preliminary February 2014 Michigan Consumer Sentiment Unchanged

by Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives/dshort.com The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment preliminary number for February came in at 81.2, unchanged from the January final. Today’s reading was slightly above the Investing.com forecast of 80.6. The index is off its 85.1 interim … Continue reading

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Final January 2014 Michigan Consumer Sentiment Little Changed

by Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives/dshort.com The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment final number for January came in at 81.2, an increase from the 80.4 preliminary report, but below the December final of 82.5. Today’s was slightly above the Investing.com forecast of … Continue reading

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January 2014 Conference Board Consumer Confidence Continues to Strengthen

Written by Doug Short and Steven Hansen The January 2014 Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index rebound continues. The market expected this index to come in at 77.0 to 77.5 (versus the 79.1 reported).

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