A strong positive feeling for Utahns about their current situation — driven mainly by the strong jobs market — was offset in January by minor pessimism over the future, according to the Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index (CAI), released last week. The CAI decreased 1.9 points to 113.9 in January while the year-over-year index dropped 4 points. By comparison, the national Consumer Confidence Index decreased 6.4 points to 120.2 In January.

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