In April 2018, the consumer confidence index in the United States was 98.8 points, dropping from 101.4 points in March, the final data of the University of Michigan showed. Experts had expected the index to drop to 98 points. The indicator of the attitude of American consumers to the current financial situation decreased from 121.2 points to 114.9 points. The indicator, which determines consumer expectations for the next 6 months, dropped to 88.4 points from 88.8 points. The forecast of consumers on inflation for the coming year decreased from 2.8% to 2.7%, for many tomorrows, consumers' expectations remained at 2.5%.