The Week Ahead Measuring Consumer Sentiment

first_img consumer Mortgage Apps sentiment University of Michigan 2018-05-06 Radhika Ojha The Week Ahead: Measuring Consumer Sentiment in Daily Dose, Featured, News The University of Michigan will release its Consumer Sentiment Survey on Friday, May 11 at 10 a.m. EST. The survey covers 500 households every month and covers topics such as consumers’ financial conditions and attitudes about the economy. According to preliminary data from the April survey, Consumer sentiment improved slightly in the second half of the month, shrinking the small overall decline for April. The final April figure was nearly identical to its 2018 average which was higher than any other yearly average since 107.6 was recorded in 2000 (which was, in turn, the highest yearly average in more than a half-century).Here’s what else is happening in the week ahead:Fed Consumer Credit Report, Monday, 3 p.m. ESTRedbook, Tuesday, 8.55 a.m. ESTMBA Mortgage Apps 7 a.m. ESTConsumer Price Index, Thursday,  8.30 a.m. ESTFreddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey, ThursdayFed Balance Sheet, Thursday 4.30 p.m. ESTcenter_img May 6, 2018 479 Views Sharelast_img

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