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Fri Mar 15, 2019, 10:38 AM

Consumer Sentiment Index Moves Higher In March, As Recovery From Shutdown Continues

The numbers: The preliminary University of Michigan consumer sentiment index for March moved higher for the second straight month, with the index rising to 97.8 from 93.8 in the prior month.

In January, the index stood at 91.2, which was the worst reading since November 2016. Economists polled by MarketWatch expected a 95 reading.



What happened: The gain in early March was due to households with incomes in the bottom two-thirds of the distribution, said Richard Curtin, the surveys of consumers chief economist. These householders felt better about their personal finances than more wealthy households.

Wage growth has been more pronounced in lower-income households, according to other reports.

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https://www.marketwatch.com/story/consumer-sentiment-index-moves-higher-in-march-as-recovery-from-shutdown-continues-2019-03-15?link=MW_latest_news

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Fri Mar 15, 2019, 11:48 AM

1. ''As Recovery From Shutdown Continues''...and the dumbfuckery continues...

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Fri Mar 15, 2019, 01:54 PM

2. It's somewhat accurate

Obama did attempt to shutdown the economy for 8 years.

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