The Conference Board's survey, which was conducted from Feb. 1 through Feb. 14 on a sample of 2,300 shoppers, shows that Americans are particularly upbeat about their job and income prospects. But that's coming off gloomier numbers over the past three months. The number of people anticipating more jobs rose to 16.7 percent from 14.4 percent, while those expecting their incomes to increase rose to 15.7 percent from 13.5 percent."Consumers are feeling better, but they don't feel a whole lot better," says Mark Vitner, an economist at Wells Fargo.
Consumer Confidence Rebounds In February
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