More on Consumer Sentiment: The overall read of 71.3 is the lowest in a year, and expectations...


More on Consumer Sentiment: The overall read of 71.3 is the lowest in a year, and expectations slipped 1.1 points to 62.7, the lowest level since summer 2011's budget-skirmish and U.S. downgrade. "Oil prices are climbing and the consumer isn't ignoring it" -  inflation expectations grow from 3.2% to 3.4%.

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  • mickmars
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    Thanks for the payroll tax increase.
    18 Jan 2013, 10:21 AM Reply Like
  • OptionManiac
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    Oil prices rising?
    18 Jan 2013, 10:50 AM Reply Like
  • june1234
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    Sandy, Cliff.
    18 Jan 2013, 11:05 AM Reply Like
  • bbro
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    Yawn...
    18 Jan 2013, 11:08 AM Reply Like
  • OptionManiac
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    bbro-

     

    We've been on this site for a few years now, and you're still not convinced the world will end soon. Neither am I. Like your mantra, "no recession".
    18 Jan 2013, 09:01 PM Reply Like
  • KJP712
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    Less money in the paycheck,higher grocery and gas prices,more charges flowing to the credit card.Sentiment down when the bill comes due.Also due to ineptness from Congress,Tax refund checks will be late this year.Torch lights will be seen for miles leading down the road to the local Wal Mart.Stay indoors.
    18 Jan 2013, 12:03 PM Reply Like
  • Michael Clark
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    Bernake whispers to his friends on the Fed Board: "Let's defer everything -- even the Deflation. Pssht. Keep the car running, just in case...!"
    18 Jan 2013, 05:57 PM Reply Like
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