A survey of consumer attitudes concerning both the present situation as well as expectations regarding economic conditions conducted by the University of Michigan. For the preliminary release, approximately 300 consumers are surveyed while 500 are interviewed for the final figure. The level of consumer sentiment is related to the strength of consumer spending. This report is released twice per month. The first is a preliminary figure while the second is the final (revised) figure. Preliminary values will be replaced by final figures at the end of each month. Base year 1966=100.