More Proof the Economy is going to Hell–Consumer Index drops to 66.6

U.S. Sept. consumer sentiment falls to 66.6 – MarketWatch

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — U.S. consumer sentiment fell in September, according to media reports of a survey released Friday by Reuters and the University of Michigan. The UMich index declined to 66.6 in September – the lowest level since August 2009 — from 68.9 in August. Economists polled by MarketWatch had expected a September reading of 70. Job worries have weighed on consumers for quite a while. The average level of the index was around 88 prior to the most recent recession.

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