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Preliminary April 2012 Michigan Consumer Confidence: Down a Little

by Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives/dshort.com The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index Preliminary report for April came in at 75.7, down from the 76.2 March final report. Today’s number was below the Briefing.com‘s consensus forecast of 76.1 but a tad … Continue reading

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Final March 2012 Michigan Consumer Confidence: Highest in a Year

by Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives/dshort.com The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index preliminary report for March came in at 76.2, up from the 75.3 February final report and the highest reading since February 2011. Today’s number was above the Briefing.com’s … Continue reading

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Preliminary March 2012 Michigan Consumer Confidence: Falls a Point

by Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives/dshort.com The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index preliminary report for March came in at 74.3, down a point from the February final read of 75.3. Today’s number was below the Briefing.com‘s consensus forecast of 75.8 … Continue reading

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Final February 2012 Michigan Consumer Sentiment At 12 Month High

by Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives/dshort.com The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index final report for February came in at 75.3, a rebound from the 72.5 preliminary report and the highest reading since February a year ago. Today’s number was above … Continue reading

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Preliminary February 2012 Michigan Consumer Sentiment Disappoints

by Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives/dshort.com The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index preliminary report for February came in at 72.5, a decline from the 75.0 January final report. Today’s number was below the Briefing.com’s consensus forecast of 74.0 and Briefing.com’s … Continue reading

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