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Consumer Sentiment Remained Elevated Mid-August, Chain Store Guide Restaurant Spending Index Fell


After surging in June and July, the University of Michigan’s Surveys of Consumers’ Consumer Sentiment Index held steady in the mid-month August reading. Surveys of Consumer Director Joanne Hsu said, “In general, consumers perceived few material differences in the economic environment from last month, but they saw substantial improvements relative to just three months ago.”…

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