August 14, 2020 at 03:00PM
August preliminary U Mich US consumer sentiment 72.8 vs 72.0 expected
The latest consumer sentiment data
These numbers were slightly better than anticipated and show the consumer is holding up in August, despite some negative impulses from the cutoff in benefits. However the overall picture of this survey is still much weaker than it was pre-pandemic and it’s still near the lows.