Consumer Sentiment Ticks Down in July

Ann Arbor, MI, Aug. 1, 2014 -- The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan final reading of consumer sentiment for July edged down to 81.8 from 82.5 in June.

"What has recently dominated the attention of consumers is job and income growth," survey director Richard Curtin said in a press release.

The survey's gauge of current economic conditions rose to 97.4 from 96.6, while the measuree of consumer expectations fell 71.8 from 73.5.