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Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index  
Released On 8/24/2017 9:45:00 AM For wk8/20, 2017
Level51.2 52.8 

The consumer comfort index surged to a new expansion high in the August 20 week, up 1.6 points to 52.8. The strength suggests that this month's violence in Virginia and tensions with North Korea are not hurting consumer psychology. Consumer confidence ultimately hinges on strength in the labor market.

The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index is a weekly, random-sample survey tracking Americans' views on the condition of the U.S. economy, their personal finances and the buying climate. Details are available only to subscribers. In May 2014, the series range was changed to zero to 100 from minus 100 to plus 100.
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