CTA Consumer Sentiment

The CTA Consumer Sentiment Indexes represent more than three years of research into cutting-edge methods for measuring consumer expectations about the future. The indexes measure how consumers perceive the overall health of the economy and the outlook for technology spending. Both indexes focus on consumer perceptions of the future. These forward looking expectations provide market observers valuable information into how consumers will likely behave over the ensuing months.

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Index Methodology

The CTA Consumer Sentiment Indexes was designed to improve on weaknesses of the University of Michigan's Index of Consumer Sentiment and the Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index by asking consumers about their expectations in the form of subjective probabilities. Learn more about the methodology.

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