Data Updates

Data Updates

Keeping you up to date on the latest data releases.

September 2014

  • 08.30.2013
  • Consumer Sentiment
  • Final numbers show that The University of Michigan’s Index of Consumer Sentiment has risen to 82.1 from the preliminary number of 80.0 posted earlier in August. Revisions to the Index of Consumer Expectations and Current Economic Conditions contributed to the intramonth gain with a revision of 73.7 from 72.9 and 95.2 from 91.0, respectively.

    As for inflation expectation revisions, consumers now expect a year-ahead inflation rate of 3.0 percent, down from 3.1 percent, and a longer-term (5- to 10-year) rate of 2.9 percent, up from 2.8 percent.