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February 29, 2012

Consumer confidence in February shot up from last month to the highest level since a year ago, according to The Conference Board.

NEW YORK — Consumer confidence in February shot up from last month to the highest level since a year ago, according to The Conference Board. The group’s Consumer Confidence Index now stands at 70.8, up from a revised 61.5 in January, buoyed by consumers' more positive assessment of the job market.