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Friday, March 16, 2012

Consumer Sentiment declines in March to 74.3

by Calculated Risk on 3/16/2012 09:55:00 AM

Consumer Sentiment
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The preliminary Reuters / University of Michigan consumer sentiment index for March declined to 74.3, down from the February reading of 75.3.

This was below the consensus forecast of an increase to 75.6. Overall sentiment is still fairly weak, although sentiment has rebounded from the decline last summer.