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August consumer confidence holds steady

According to a University of Florida survey, overall consumer confidence in August held steady at 77 points, matching the revised reading for July.

Three of the five measurements that make up the index declined for the month, while two increased. Respondents' perceptions of their personal finances now compared with a year ago fell 1 point to 62, while their one-year outlook went up 6 points to 81. The one-year outlook on the U.S. economy slid 3 points to 76, differing from the five-year outlook which saw a three-point increase to 78. Respondents belief of whether now was a good time to buy big-ticket items saw the largest drop, falling 6 points to 86.

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Tags: Consumer Confidence
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