Consumer Confidence Surveys – As Of April 29, 2022

Advisor Perspectives had a post of April 29, 2022 (“Michigan Consumer Sentiment April Final Increases“) that displays the latest Conference Board Consumer Confidence and University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index charts.  They are presented below:

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Conference Board Consumer Confidence

University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index

While I don’t believe that confidence surveys should be overemphasized, I find these readings and trends to be notable, especially in light of a variety of other highly disconcerting measures highlighted throughout this site.


The Special Note summarizes my overall thoughts about our economic situation

SPX at 4196.42 as this post is written