Consumer confidence falls, still near high
Consumer confidence dipped in January but remained near a 15-year high amid sturdy job and income growth, cheap gasoline and near-record stocks. A closely-watched index of Americans' outlook declined to 111.8 from 113.3 in December, the Conference Board said Tuesday.
Inflation jumps as Europe recovery grows
Europe's economic recovery is gathering speed, with growth up, inflation spiking sharply higher and unemployment at its lowest in nearly eight years, official figures showed Tues...