The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index slips to -34.5 from -33.8 previously. After a significant...

|By:, SA News Editor

The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index slips to -34.5 from -33.8 previously. After a significant improvement from late summer, the index has remained essentially flat for the last 2 months. 48% of respondents rate their personal finances positively, 8 points below the long-term average. 14% rate their finances as "poor," tying the lowest level in nearly 5 years.