A consumer sentiment index flash estimate has come in at 76.8, following the August figure of 82.1.
Traders had predicted a move to 82.0.
The index gives a picture of consumers' willingness to spend.
Michigan consumer sentiment, falls; business inventories increase more than expected. Cause for concern for 2013Q4, but a + for Fed doves— STUYVESANT SQUARE (@StuySquare) September 13, 2013