WASHINGTON -- Retailers are getting good news about consumer confidence levels, measures often used as indicators of future shopper spending. Consumer confidence hit its highest point of 1996 in December, attaining a second consecutive monthly gain, according to the Conference Board's latest survey. The confidence level in December stood at 113.8, up 4.3 points from November's revised figure, which itself had risen two points from October. The year began with its lowest confidence level, ...

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