Skepticism About U.S. Spending Seen in Consumer Stocks

Skepticism About U.S. Spending Seen in Consumer Stocks

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A shopper tries out a guitar at a Best Buy Co. store in San Francisco. Consumer sentiment, as measured by the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index, improved to minus 33.4 in the week ended Feb. 17 after averaging minus 38.3 last year.