Consumer Confidence Surveys – As Of June 30, 2023

Advisor Perspectives had a post of June 30, 2023 (“Michigan Consumer Sentiment Jumps 9% to Four-Month High“) 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 Index 109.7

University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index 64.4

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 4440.12 as this post is written