Consumer index reveals Florida residents feel concerned about U.S. economy

Published: Oct. 30, 2019 at 5:03 AM EDT
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As the holiday shopping season approaches, some Florida residents are feeling more pessimistic about the economy.

The University of Florida released its monthly consumer sentiment index is at 96.1, which is down half a point from a month ago.

The index ranges from 2 to 150 and four out of the five categories that were gauged have lost ground.

The study found that residents were concerned about the long-term health of the U.S. economy.