viernes, 6 de diciembre de 2013

Consumer Sentiment

Released On 12/6/2013 9:55:00 AM For Dec(p), 2013 Prior Consensus Consensus Range Actual Sentiment Index - Level 75.1 75.5 71.0 to 78.5 82.5 Market Consensus before announcement Consumer sentiment popped surprisingly higher, to 75.1 for the final November reading. The mid-month reading was 72.0 which implied a solid upper 70s level for the last two weeks which is the best pace since August. The index ended October at 73.2. Helping the index was a bounce back in expectations, to 66.8 versus 62.3 at mid-month and 62.5 at the end of October. The current conditions component, ending November at 88.0 versus 89.9 for final October, indicates no more than slight weakness for monthly comparisons. Inflation expectations were steady, at 2.9 percent for both the 1- and 5-year outlooks.