Consumer Confidence Down in May

Washington — Consumer confidence in the U.S. fell to a six-month low in May as Americans became less sanguine about the prospects for the economy. The University of Michigan said Friday that its final index of sentiment for the month decreased to 90.7 from 95.9 in April. It marked the biggest decline since the end of 2012. The median projection in a Bloomberg survey of economists called for 89.5 after a preliminary May reading of...

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