By  on October 31, 2006

The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index slipped in October to 105.4 from a revised 105.9 last month, as consumers became more concerned by job worries.

Economists were expecting the Index to rise to 107.8.

The Index reflected a mixed sentiment by consumers over current conditions and their expectations for the future. The Present Situation Index fell to 124.7 from 128.3, while the Expectations Index rose to 92.6 from 91 lastmonth.

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