As you can see from the two graphics below, sentiment remains strong in the Commonwealth and short-term inflation expectations are low.
Table 1. US and VA Consumer Sentiment, pst. two yrs.
US data downloaded from FRED 11/17/2014; blue line is US Consumer Sentiment;
black line is a two year moving average; orange bars are VA Consumer Sentiment
Table 2. Short- and long-term inflation expectations (VA), pst. two yrs.
The next report will be released in February 2015.