Teacher Resources: Economic Barometer

Description

The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index is a consumer confidence index published monthly by the University of Michigan. The index is normalized to have a value of 100 in December 1964. At least 500 telephone interviews are conducted each month of a United States sample which excludes Alaska and Hawaii. 50 core questions are asked.

Sources

http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/UMCSENT/