What the Consumer Confidence Report Means for Mutual Fund Investors

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What the Consumer Confidence Report Means for Mutual Fund Investors

Shauna O'Brien Sep 30, 2014



Inside the Report


This decline comes after impressive August data, which was reported at 93.4 – the highest point since before the Great Recession.

The decline was primarily due to fears regarding the job market, future earnings potential as well as weak economic growth.

This data comes after the consumer sentiment survey, which was published last week. The survey showed the most optimistic outlook since May 2013.


Mutual Funds to Watch


Below are mutual funds that focus primarily on consumer investments.


The Bottom Line


These reports are a good indicator for consumer goods focused companies.

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