business-graphic-upThe U.S. economy is gathering steam as the year draws to a close, boosting optimism about prospects in 2011, according to measures published by two separate economic research firms on Friday.

The Conference Board’s measure of leading economic indicators jumped 1.1 percent in November, the biggest rise since March and the fifth straight monthly gain.

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  1. Geri – thanks so much for including good economic news at your site. Your site always makes me smile and lifts my spirits. I was so cheered by your stories, I started my own blog. – success stories about the economy, health care, and the environment. Let’s all celebrate progress instead of complaining about problems.

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