The University of Michigan consumer sentiment index fell over October’s preliminary number, to 67.7.
The consensus was for a 68.
October’s preliminary number was 67.9.
The final number for September was 68.2, beating expectations.
Markets have slid further on the news:
- Dow down 0.28%
- S&P 500 down 0.25%
- NASDAQ up 0.03%