WASHINGTON— U.S. consumers welcomed the new year with a surge in confidence. The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index climbed this month to 102.9, highest level since August 2007— four months before the start of the Great Recession. "Consumers started the year in a buoyant mood," Andrew Hunter, an analyst at Capital Economics, wrote...» Read More
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