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Consumer Confidence Slips

American consumers were slightly less confident this month about jobs and the overall of the U.S. economy.

Americans turned slightly less confident in April about the availability of jobs and the health of the U.S. economy, but optimism is still running higher than at any time in the past six years.

The consumer confidence index dipped to 82.3 this month from 83.9 in the prior month, according to the nonprofit Conference Board, publisher of the report. Wall Street had expected a small increase.

Yet an upward revision in March marked the index’s highest level since January 2008, one month after the start of the Great Recession. The back-to-back readings in March and April are also the best since the recovery began.

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