U.S. consumer sentiment falls most since 2012 on tariff concern

THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN'S U.S. consumer sentiment index dropped the most it has in six years to 89.8 in August. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT
WASHINGTON – United States consumer sentiment fell the most in six years, slumping to the lowest level of Donald Trump's presidency as Americans expressed concern about how his tariffs will affect the economy. The University of Michigan's final sentiment index fell to 89.8 in August from a previously reported 92.1 and 98.4 in July, data…

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