RPT-TABLE-Reuters/U Mich Sept prelim sentiment index 66.6

Fri Sep 17, 2010 9:55am EDT

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 Sept 17 (Reuters) - Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan
Surveys of Consumers' preliminary September consumer sentiment
fell to 66.6 from 68.9 in the final August reading, according
to a report released on Friday.
 Economists in a Reuters survey expected a preliminary
September reading of 70.0.
 Below is a table of the survey's components:
                      Sept-P  Aug     July    June    May
Sentiment                66.6    68.9    67.8    76.0   73.6
Current conditions       78.4    78.3    76.5    85.6   81.0
Expectations             59.1    62.9    62.3    69.8   68.8
1-year inflation          2.2     2.7     2.7     2.8    3.2
5-year inflation          2.8     2.8     2.9     2.8    2.9
THE SURVEY: The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan
Surveys of Consumers, a monthly series of data on U.S. consumer
sentiment, are produced by the University of Michigan in Ann
Arbor, Michigan. Thomson Reuters has exclusive rights to
distribute the data for six months after the release.

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