US Consumer Confidence Jumps to Seven-month High

US Consumer Confidence Jumps to Seven-month High

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Shoppers  ZurichTourismus-CCConsumer confidence jumped to its highest level in seven months in September as Americans were more optimistic about the job market and income prospects, a private sector report showed on Tuesday.

The Conference Board, an industry group, said its index of consumer attitudes rose to 70.3 from an upwardly revised 61.3 in August. It was the highest level since February and topped economists’ expectations for a much lower 63.

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