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Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index  
Released On 10/19/2017 9:45:00 AM For wk10/15, 2017
Level49.5 51.1 

Last week's consumer sentiment report showed a big uptick at mid-month as does the consumer comfort index for the October 15 week which jumped a sizable 1.6 points to 51.1. Both the sentiment and comfort indexes had been ebbing off long-term highs before popping back this month. Full employment, the rally in the stock market, and solid home-price appreciation are all pluses for confidence measures.

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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