The University of Michigan said Wednesday that its index of consumer sentiment rose to 88.8 in November from 86.9 in October. Consumers are more optimistic that their incomes will increase, the Michigan survey found, but their expectations are modest: Respondents expect their incomes will increase 1.1 percent over the next 12 months. Yet the Michigan survey...» Read More
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NEW YORK, Oct 17- U.S. That yield peak came after news the Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan index of consumer sentiment unexpectedly rose in early October to more than a seven-year high. "The strong consumer confidence number, combined with yesterday's healthy drop in jobless claims, and the' don't end quantitative easing now' talk by Fed Governor Bullard, is...
The Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan index of consumer sentiment unexpectedly rose in early October to its highest level since July 2007. "The underlying strength of the U.S. economy remains intact," said David Berson, an economist at Nationwide Mutual Insurance in Columbus, Ohio. The data for the sentiment survey was collected between Sept. 25 and Oct. 15, a...
NEW YORK, Oct 17- The U.S. dollar edged higher against a basket of major currencies on Friday after strong data on U.S. consumer sentiment calmed nerves after a week of severe market volatility. The Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan preliminary October reading on the overall index on consumer sentiment came in at 86.4, the highest since July 2007 and marking...
NEW YORK, Oct 17- U.S. consumer sentiment rose in October to the highest in more than seven years, boosted by views on personal finances and the national economy, a survey released on Friday showed. The Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan preliminary October reading on the overall index on consumer sentiment came in at 86.4, the highest since July 2007.