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US GDP Growth & Consumer Confidence Rise

U.S. consumer confidence improved this month, while the U.S. economy grew a bit faster than first thought. Tuesday's report from the Conference Board shows consumer confidence rose to its highest level since September, snapping a two-month losing streak.  In a survey, consumers expressed more faith that business conditions and the labor market would improve. A separate report from the Commerce Department shows the U.S. economy expanded at a 1.1 percent annual rate in the first...

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