Economic Optimism Dips, Remains in Negative Territory for Sixth Consecutive Month, According to Latest IBD/TIPP Poll

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index, a leading national poll on consumer confidence, fell 3.8% in September, moving from 46.8 last month to 45.0 this month. This marks the index’s sixth straight month in negative territory. For the IBD/TIPP indexes, a reading below 50.0 indicates pessimism. The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index has established a strong track record of foreshadowing the confidence indicators issued later each month by the University of Michigan and