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July 15, 2016

Richard Curtin says Brexit vote had an effect on lower than expected Index of Consumer Sentiment preliminary reading

“Prior to the Brexit vote, virtually no consumer thought the issue would have the slightest impact on the U.S. economy,” said Richard Curtin, the survey’s chief economist. “Following the Brexit vote, it was mentioned by record numbers of consumers, especially high-income consumers.”

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