Reply To: US Consumer Sentiment Recovers from Record Low in August

Helmholtz Watson

IBD/TIPP US economic sentiment falls to lowest since 2011

38.1 vs 41.2 prior

The six-month outlook for the U.S. economy fell 2.6 points to 30.6, the lowest level since July 2008
The personal finances subindex dived 4 points to 46.4
18% of adults say their wages have kept pace with inflation, while 55% say they haven’t kept pace
Among noninvestors, the IBD/TIPP index sank to 3.9 points to 34.1, deeply pessimistic
Economic Optimism gauge slipped a half-point to 46.9 among self-described investor