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10 February 2017 Can we Explain Rising Consumer Confidence? What does it Mean?

By Ian Shepherdson

We have questioned the reliability of the recent consumer confidence numbers, and are very skeptical of their signal that spending is set to accelerate rapidly, but we see no real sign yet of any significant reversal of the post-election spike.

Posted: 9th Feb 2017 in 'U.S. Documents'

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