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Consumer confidence increased slightly at 81.5

Aug Consumer Confidence: 81.5 vs. 78.0 consensus; 81.0 in July (revised).

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  • dacama1
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    Of course, Obama's new war will crush the confidence in September.
    27 Aug 2013, 10:10 AM Reply Like
  • OptionManiac
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    Oh, trust me, he's avoiding a war.
    27 Aug 2013, 10:14 AM Reply Like
  • AJBaker
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    If it's to be his war, why are Republican Congresscritters pushing it?
    27 Aug 2013, 10:46 AM Reply Like
  • Lakeaffect
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    Trust you? Why? Have you been on the phone with Barry? Or did you have lunch with him yesterday?
    27 Aug 2013, 11:36 AM Reply Like
  • bbro
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    Jobs Hard to get minus Jobs Plentiful falls to 21.6....positive....this was around 40 a year ago....has a 96% correlation to the unemployment rate....
    27 Aug 2013, 10:21 AM Reply Like
  • Swisser998
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    The only thing I'm confident in is gold.
    27 Aug 2013, 11:12 AM Reply Like
  • Moon Kil Woong
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    It just shows how slow and dimwitted consumers are to economic fundamentals. They are not a leading indicator, they are a lagging one.
    28 Aug 2013, 01:38 AM Reply Like
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