Consumer Sentiment Jumps In Dec On Improved Economic Outlook

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December 06, 2013 AT 9:00 AM
U.S. consumer sentiment surged in December as Americans' outlook on the economy and job prospects improved, a survey released on Friday showed. The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan's preliminary reading on the overall index on consumer sentiment jumped to 82.5 for December, up from a final reading of 75.1 in November.