December 7, 2017
A plethora of consumer research surveys are pointing to one thing: Society’s got its groove confidence back! The latest Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index sits at a 13-year high, and the Conference Board’s figures suggest people anticipate five more years of uninterrupted expansion. A Yahoo! Finance writer suggests a major psychological shift is occurring across markets and the economy. And a chief equity strategist expects 2018 and the years ahead to be an era of “rational exuberance.”
Our benchmark sociometers reveal that society’s optimism has been on the rise since 2009. Now that it’s at or near record levels, folks are finally taking notice.
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