Consumer Sentiment Dips in Early November

By Harriet Torry Features Dow Jones Newswires

A measure of U.S. consumer sentiment dipped in early November, as respondents' expectations of current and expected economic conditions declined slightly.

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The University of Michigan on Friday said its preliminary reading on consumer sentiment was 97.8 in November, down from 100.7 in October.

Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal had expected a preliminary reading of 100.0 in November.

Write to Harriet Torry at harriet.torry@wsj.com

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November 10, 2017 10:28 ET (15:28 GMT)