March U Mich final consumer sentiment 98.4 vs 97.8 prelim
Consumer sentiment numbers from the University of Michigan
- Prelim reading was 97.8
- Feb final reading was 93.8
- Current conditions 113.3 vs 111.2 prelim
- Expectations 88.8 vs 89.2 prior
- 1-year inflation +2.5% vs +2.4% prelim
- 5-10 year inflation +2.5% vs +2.5% prelim
That takes a bit of the edge of the poor personal consumption number in today's PCE report.
The chart of consumer confidence looks a lot like the S&P 500.