Consumer Confidence Surveys – As Of September 30, 2022

Advisor Perspectives had a post of September 30, 2022 (“Michigan Consumer Sentiment Mostly Unchanged in September“) 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 108.0

University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index 58.6

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 3617.52 as this post is written