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Consumer Spending Update: Spending Stalls Despite Continued Confidence in Economy

Despite a month-over-month drop in economic confidence, consumers continue to look more favorably upon the economy and their own personal finances than they have in years past, but their enthusiasm for spending may have hit a plateau.

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The survey of 1,500 American Adults was conducted on September 5, 2017 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 September 5, 2017 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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