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Consumer Sentiment Highest Since August
Consumer confidence reached its highest level last week in eight months.
Consumer confidence rose last week to its highest level since August as Americans were more upbeat about being able to provide for their families than at any time in six years.
The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index (COMFCOMF) climbed to minus 25.4 in the period ended April 20, the second-strongest level since January 2008, from minus 29.1 the prior week. Households’ views of their finances jumped for a second week while gauges of the economy and buying climate also improved.
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