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Rate of dementia on the decline—but beware of growing numbers

[ 16 Apr 2018 ]

ANN ARBOR—The good news? The rate of older Americans with dementia is on the decline. The bad news? The number of Americans 85 and older will roughly double in the next 20 years, so even with a decline in the…

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Consumer sentiment: Record current finances clouded by trade uncertainties

[ 29 Mar 2018 ]

ANN ARBOR—The Consumer Sentiment Index reached the highest level since 2004, and the Current Conditions Index set a new peak, dating back to the mid-1940s, according to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers. Importantly, all of the March gain…