consumer sentiment

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Consumer sentiment and retail sales

Dec 12, 2014
The monthly Index of Consumer Sentiment has clues about holiday sales numbers.
Posted In: consumer sentiment, consumer, consumer confidence, Retail

How consumers view the economy

Aug 28, 2012
The consumer confidence and consumer sentiment indices come out this week. Analysts will be looking to see what they tell us about the U.S. economic recovery.
Posted In: consumer confidence, consumer sentiment

What consumer sentiment says about the economy

Feb 22, 2012
Richard Curtin of the Reuters/University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index discusses how the survey gauges consumer hopes and expectations, and what it means in elections.
Posted In: Michigan, consumer, consumer sentiment, index

Michiganders on the economy and the election

Feb 22, 2012
Host Jeremy Hobson ventured out into Ann Arbor, Mich. to see how people are feeling about this year's election, and how the economy will play a role in it.
Posted In: Michigan, consumer sentiment

Learning more about consumer sentiment

Feb 22, 2012
Thomson Reuters and the University of Michigan put together a consumer sentiment survey, which serves as an important economic indicator for the U.S.
Posted In: economic indicator, consumer sentiment, 2012 election

Consumer sentiment slips

Feb 10, 2012
Macroeconomic signs point to a brighter future, but average Americans are still struggling with the basics.
Posted In: consumer sentiment, gas prices, wages