Friday, April 17, 2015

Preliminary April Consumer Sentiment increases to 95.9

by Bill McBride on 4/17/2015 10:03:00 AM

Consumer Sentiment
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The preliminary University of Michigan consumer sentiment index for April was at 95.9, up from 93.0 in March.

This was above the consensus forecast of 93.7. Lower gasoline prices are probably the reason for the increase over the last several months.