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Consumer Confidence: Weakened Underpinnings

Posted August 28, 2012 by rvillareal

The headline August Conference Board Consumer Confidence index surprises to the downside, dropping 4.8 points (Consensus: +0.1 point; Decision Economics: -1.6 points), on the combination of a virtually steady “present situation” reading (-0.1 point) and a sharply weakened “expectations” index (-7.9 points).

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