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U.S. consumer confidence slips in September

A woman eats ice cream as she looks at the display in the window of a Gold Standard jewellery store that specializes in purchasing raw gold
A woman eats ice cream as she looks at the display in the window of a Gold Standard jewellery store that specializes in purchasing raw gold

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. consumer confidence slid in September as consumers' outlook for the future slipped, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday.

The Conference Board, an industry group, said its index of consumer attitudes fell to 79.7 from a revised 81.8 in August, compared to economists' expectations for 79.9.

The expectations index fell to 84.1 from an upwardly revised 89.0 in August. Consumers, however, were a little more optimistic about their current standing, with the present situation index rising to 73.2 from a revised 70.9 in August.

(Reporting by Luciana Lopez; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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