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June Consumer Confidence: 81.4 vs. 75.0 consensus; 74.3 in May (revised).

June Consumer Confidence: 81.4 vs. 75.0 consensus; 74.3 in May (revised).
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  • "Consumers’ appraisal of the job market was also more positive. Those claiming jobs are “plentiful” increased to 11.7 percent from 9.9 percent, while those claiming jobs are “hard to get” edged up to 36.9 percent from 36.4 percent."
    25 Jun 2013, 10:05 AM Reply Like
  • So why does the FED insist on QE if things are so good?
    25 Jun 2013, 10:10 AM Reply Like
  • Ben is swinging a very dangerous Tiger. If he lets go, the Tiger is going to eat his lunch. So he keeps swing. A wise man would have left this animal alone in the first place.
    25 Jun 2013, 10:33 AM Reply Like
  • US has best economy in 5 years.
    25 Jun 2013, 10:51 AM Reply Like
  • The nature of the data is that it's stale. Remember we're talking about APRIL's data, bond mkt started to get squishy in mid May. Rates still historically low, but will probably hurt the re-fi mkt and home sales at the margin.

     

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    25 Jun 2013, 10:51 AM Reply Like
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