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Rasmussen Consumer Index

26% of Consumers, 32% of Investors Rate U.S. Economy Positively

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Rasmussen Consumer Index, which measures consumer confidence on a daily basis, is up slightly on Friday reaching 103.9. Consumer confidence is down three points from a week ago, is unchanged from a month ago and is down two points from three months ago.

The Rasmussen Investor Index is down a point on Friday to 120.6. Investor confidence is unchanged from both a week ago and three months ago. It is up three points from last month.

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The Rasmussen Consumer Index and Investor Indexes are derived from nightly telephone surveys of 1,500 adults and reported on a three-day rolling average basis. The baseline for the Index was established at 100.0 in October 2001. Readings above 100.0 indicate that confidence is higher than in the baseline month. Detailed supplemental information is available for Platinum Members. Historical data for the Consumer and Investor indexes as well as attitudes about the economy and personal finances are also available to Platinum Members.

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