U.S. consumers, tracked continuously by the Hamilton Place Strategies-CivicScience living Economic Sentiment Index, over the past two weeks have shown the strongest confidence in the economy so far this year.
Highlights of this week’s report:
- Consumer confidence rose sharply to 47.5 over the past two weeks (though still below its number of one year ago).
- Confidence in making a major purchase rose to 48.8, its highest level in 12-months.
- Confidence in the labor market and in the national economy have rallied to levels either near or above those from 2013.
- Confidence in the housing market and personal finances remain below 2013 numbers.
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