NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Fear of a slowing housing market may be weighing on investor confidence but consumers haven't stopped buying jewelry, according to TheStreet's Debra Borchardt.Tiffany & Co. (TIF - Get Report) reported strong earnings results and raised its full-year sales forecast. The company brushed away fears of a softening China by posting stronger-than-expected sales and even saw an 11% increase in European sales, Borchardt said. Overall, global revenue rose 4.4% to $925.9 million.
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