The consumer confidence index dipped to 69.2 in April from a downwardly revised 69.5 last month, the Conference Board reported Tuesday.

The present situation index rose to 51.4 from a downwardly revised 49.9, originally reported as 51.0, while the expectations index fell to 81.1 from a downwardly revised 82.5, originally reported as 83.0.

On the jobs front, those who believe jobs are “plentiful” fell to 8.4% in April from 9.0% in March, while the number saying jobs are “hard to get” decreased to 37.5% this survey from 40.7%.

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