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Revised UoM Consumer Sentiment

Revised UoM Consumer Sentiment

University of Michigan (latest release) Next Release Aug 29, 2008 Measures Level of a composite index based on surveyed consumers; Usual Effect Actual > Forecast = Good for currency; Frequency Released monthly, around the end of the current month; FF Notes The 'Previous' listed is the 'Actual' from the Preliminary release and therefore the 'History' data will appear unconnected. There are two versions of this report released about 15 days apart – Preliminary and Revised. The Preliminary release is the earliest and thus tends to have the most impact; Also Called Reuters/University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment; Derived Via Survey of about 500 consumers which asks respondents to rate the relative level of current and future economic conditions; Acronyms University of Michigan (UoM);