American Consumer Confidence Jumps to Highest Level in 7 Years

American Consumer Confidence Jumps to Highest Level in 7 Years

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U.S. consumers are more confident about the economy than they have been in nearly seven years.

The Conference Board said Tuesday that its confidence index rose to 90.9 in July from an upwardly revised 86.4 in June. The July reading is the highest since October 2007, two months before the Great Recession officially began.

(READ the full AP story in the Boston Globe)

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