Economic sentiment slightly decreased over the past two weeks. The Penta-CivicScience Economic Sentiment Index (ESI) fell 0.4 points to 36.5. 

Three of the ESI’s five indicators decreased over the past two weeks. Confidence in personal finances fell the most, dropping 1.6 points to 55.2.

—Confidence in the overall U.S. economy fell 1.2 points to 35.9, its largest drop of 2023.
—Confidence in buying a new home fell 0.9 points to 24.0.
—Confidence in making a major purchase rose 0.6 points to 24.0.
—Confidence in finding a new job rose 1.0 points to 43.3.

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