Consumer confidence rises 5.4 percent
December 28, 2005,
NEW YORK — With Americans feeling notably more buoyant after gas and home heating oil prices began to fall, consumer confidence perked up sharply, rising for a second straight month in December and improving by 5.4 percent to a level of 103.6, The Conference Board reported.
Related Content By Author
Live From New York: Fashion Comes Across the Pond
Home & Textiles Today eDaily