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U.S. consumer sentiment remains steady in September

Staff Writer |
Consumer sentiment in the U.S. was steady in September. The University of Michigan's preliminary reading of the consumer sentiment index was unchanged in September from the previous month at 89.8.

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But this was up from 87.2 in the same month last year. The index came in below economists' expectations for a reading of 90.8.

Meanwhile, the current economic conditions index declined to 103.5 from 107.0 in August but was up from 101.2 in September 2015.

Finally, the index of consumer expectations edged up to 81.1 from 78.7 last month and 78.2 last year.

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