Despite Record High Stocks, Consumer Confidence Crashes to 9 Month Low

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With inflation expectations soaring and jobs plentiful relative to hard-to-get falling slightly, Consumer Confidence plunged its most in 10 months to a level not seen since November of last year. It seems that despite all the hopes and prayers priced into US equity market valuations, the US Consumer remains unimpressed, unhappy, and unemployed. Of course, the 'good is bad, bad is better' market has interpreted this as a clear QE-on flag (for this millisecond anyway).

Consumer Confidence is at a 9 month low...

 

having crashed at its fastest pace in 10 months...

 

Charts: Bloomberg