The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index slides again, dropping to -35.5 from -34.4 last week. It's...

|By:, SA News Editor

The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index slides again, dropping to -35.5 from -34.4 last week. It's the lowest read since early October. Mid-January dips are common, note the authors. Less common, however, is a bump in taxes, and that's what everyone is seeing in their initial paychecks for 2013.