Consumer mood hits updraft in August

Index: U.S. spirits highest in 7 years

Posted: August 27, 2014 at 2:45 a.m.

Consumer confidence in the U.S. unexpectedly climbed in August to the highest level in almost seven years, reinforcing signs of a strengthening outlook for the economy in the second half of 2014.

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