U.S. consumer sentiment survey dips again in late November

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Consumer attitudes toward the economy suffered a jolt in November after a record increase in coronavirus cases, a closely followed “sentiment” survey showed. The second and final reading of the consumer sentiment index fell to 76.9 in November from an initial 77 earlier in the month and 81.8 in October, the University of Michigan said Friday. Economists polled by MarketWatch had forecast the final index to slip to 76.8.
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