The University of Michigan says its consumer sentiment index rose to 96.1 this month from 90.7 in May. For the first six months of 2015, consumer optimism improved at the fastest pace since 2004, three years before the Great Recession, said Richard Curtin, chief economist for the Michigan survey. That would be the fastest pace since 2006. The Commerce...» Read More
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