US DATA: The ABC News Consumer Comfort Index deteriorated on all
fronts, with the headline number down to 46 in the Feb 6 wk vs -41 in
the Jan 30 wk. The ‘State of the Economy’ index was -74, vs. -72. The
‘Personal Finances’ index was down to -14 from -8. And the ‘Buying
Climate’ index was way down to -50 from -44. See the history table on
the MNI main wire.