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Confidence index up sharply in November

Posted: November 28, 2012 at 4:02 a.m.

Shoppers at a J.C. Penney store in Las Vegas dig through a pile of sweaters on Black Friday. Consumer confidence climbed to a four-year high this month, the Conference Board reported Tuesday.

Consumer confidence climbed to a four-year high in November and demand for business equipment rose, signaling resilience in the U.S. economy as the new year approaches, economists said.

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Business, Pages 25 on 11/28/2012

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