Tag: Bureau of Economic and Business Research
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Staff ReportsJanuary 30, 2018

Consumer sentiment among Floridians starts the year with the highest level in 16 years, increasing 2.3 points in January to 99.8 from the revised December figure of 97.5. These confidence levels have not been observed since March 2002, when consumer sentiment reached 102 points. Among the five components that make up the index, one decreased […]

Staff ReportsJuly 3, 2017

Consumer sentiment among Floridians rose 2.1 points in June to 96.4, changing course after two months of decline. Among the five components that make up the index, four increased and one decreased. Survey respondents’ perceptions of their personal financial situation now compared with a year ago showed the greatest increase, up 6.4 points from 85.5 […]

Staff ReportsJanuary 31, 2017

Consumer sentiment among Floridians in January ticked up another one-half point to 97.8 — the highest reading since March 2002 — from December’s record-breaking revised figure of 97.3, according to the latest University of Florida consumer survey. Florida’s upward trend also tracks the national figures released last week by the University of Michigan, with the […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterSeptember 30, 2016

Consumer sentiment took an upward turn in September. The latest University of Florida consumer survey found consumer sentiment among Floridians was up 2.8 points in September. The report found four of the five components increased in September, while one remained unchanged. The report found perceptions about a person’s financial situation climbed 3.2 points from a […]


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