It Looks Like The US Consumer Is Coming Alive...

Here’s two datapoints that are worth watching, which both suggest that the US consumer is vigorously coming out of its Winter doldrums.

The top one is from Hamilton Place Strategies. The second is from Gallup. They both say the same thing, that we’re seeing confidence among survey respondents at the highest levels of the year.

Oh, and here’s more.

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