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Consumer Spending Update Consumer Confidence Marches Upward

With the release of last week’s jobs report reflecting a near 50-year low for unemployment, consumer confidence has started to rise once again.

The Rasmussen Reports Economic Index for October rose to 144.2, up five points from September and the second highest finding in four years of surveying.

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The survey of 1,500 American Adults was conducted on October 1-2, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 2.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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The survey of 1,500 American Adults was conducted on October 1-2, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 2.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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