Real time indicators, such as the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment survey
confirmed an earlier reading of the Conference Board Consumer Confidence component.
Market participants can pay a subscription to receive the University of Michigan consumer sentiment survey
data from Thomson Reuters, a full two seconds before other clients.
Finally, University of Michigan consumer sentiment survey
climbed to its highest level in nine months, to 69 from 68.
All this showed a similar trend as that among the US consumers on future general price expectations as reported in the initial August survey results of the Reuters/ University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Survey
economic data, including results of the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Survey
for November, due out on Wednesday.
Finally, we finish out the week with Housing Starts and Building Permits, and well as the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment survey