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CEO-consumer confidence gap rises to an all-time high

Data: The Conference Board, shared by Deutsche Bank Securities; Chart: Axios Visuals

Over the course of the year, U.S. consumers have remained confident about the economy while CEOs have grown more uncertain.

The state of play: In the third quarter, the confidence gap between the two groups increased to its highest level on record, analysis from Deutsche Bank Securities showed.

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