More on how sensitive public opinion is to new news on the economy

The Bloomberg article is entitled: "Cooling Job Market Takes Toll on U.S. Confidence: Economy"
More Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week andconsumer confidence declined by the most in a year, signaling that a cooling labor market may restrain household spending.
Jobless claims fell to 388,000 from a revised 389,000 the prior week that was the highest since early January, Labor Department figures showed today in Washington. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index declined to minus 35.8 from minus 31.4 the previous week. . . .

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