US consumers feel more confident in March: 101.3 points according to the CB Consumer Confidence. In addition, the previous figure was revised up from 96.4 to 98.8 points. Is the US economy enjoying the spring? Consumer confidence numbers and actual retail sales are note always fully correlated, but the number certainly moves markets, especially in nervous markets.
The US dollar is slightly higher.
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