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Consumer sentiment index
Consumers believe we'll see lower inflation and a strong job market later this year
But they plan to pull back on discretionary spending.
Some consumers more upbeat as inflation moderates
The University of Michigan's sentiment survey rose 9% in January, though it's still near decade-lows.
Why gas prices loom so large in the way we think about the economy
They helped push up retail sales in March, but they're already coming back down.