consumer growth partners

The Index of Consumer Sentiment decreased slightly in 2017, but is still higher than in January of 2016. The surge in post-election optimism was tempered by a large amount of positive and negative concerns about the new administration. The level of partisanship in the current political atmosphere is the highest it has ever been. This has a severe impact on economic considerations. So far, indicators show a positive trend in consumer growth and it is expected that extreme views on both sides of the political spectrum will be tempered in the coming months.

Consumer optimism slips to start 2017