(Advertisement)

June confidence hits 5-year high

Gains in jobs, home prices lift consumer index to 81.4

Posted: June 26, 2013 at 3:45 a.m.

The flagship Walgreens store in the Empire State Building in New York is seen in May. A measure of consumer confidence rose in June to the best reading since January 2008.

The Conference Board, a New York-based private research group, said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index jumped to 81.4 this month. That’s the best reading since January 2008.

This story is only available from our archives.

Business, Pages 25 on 06/26/2013

(Advertisement)



« Previous Story

Oil firm seeks to halt pipeline change

Enterprise Products Partners’ plan to end the shipment of diesel and jet fuel via pipeline to three Arkansas locations hit a snag last week after Murphy Oil Corp. asked a c... Read »

Next Story »

Home prices jump 12.1% in April, biggest year...

A gardener trims the lawn of a house for sale in Alhambra, Calif., in May. U.S. home prices rose 12.1 percent in April, compared to April 2012.

Prices for U.S. homes rose in April, posting record monthly growth and the fastest year-over-year growth in se... Read »