Economic sentiment declined over the last two weeks. The Penta-CivicScience Economic Sentiment Index (ESI) decreased 0.2 points to 34.2.

Three of the five ESI indicators decreased over the past two weeks. Confidence in the overall U.S. economy fell the most, dropping 1.5 points to 35.7.

—Confidence in making a major purchase fell 0.7 points to 21.9.
—Confidence in finding a new job fell 0.5 points to 38.5.
—Confidence in personal finances rose 0.4 points to 55.9.
—Confidence in buying a new home rose 0.8 points to 19.3.

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