Consumer Confidence Surveys – As Of March 1, 2024

Advisor Perspectives had a post of March 1, 2024 (“Michigan Consumer Sentiment Moves Sideways in February“) 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 106.7

University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index 76.9

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 5123.35 as this post is written