U.S. consumer confidence unexpectedly falls to lowest since June

U.S CONSUMER confidence fell to a four-month low in October. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ ARIANA LINDQUIST
U.S CONSUMER confidence fell to a four-month low in October. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ ARIANA LINDQUIST
WASHINGTON – United States consumer confidence unexpectedly fell to a four-month low as economic expectations dimmed, a warning sign that the consumer spending that’s been propping up the expansion may face challenges. The Conference Board index, monitored by analysts as a signal of future consumer spending, dropped in October to 125.9 for a third-straight decline,…

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