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Rasmussen Consumer Index

46% Believe U.S. is in a Recession

Thursday, April 24, 2014

The Rasmussen Consumer Index, which measures consumer confidence on a daily basis, dipped one point on Thursday to 104.7. Consumer confidence is up four points from a week ago and four points from a month ago but is down two points from three months ago.

The Rasmussen Investor Index is down three points on Thursday to 117.5. Investor confidence is down one point from a week ago, up two points from a month ago and down five points from three months ago.

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Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.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.

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