The U.S. economy has offered varied evidence of its underlying strength during a week of wild swings in global stock prices and wide anxiety over signs of a slowdown in China.
WASHINGTON - Consumer confidence climbed more than forecast in August, reaching the second-highest level in eight years on more favorable views of the labor market.
Over the past couple of weeks the financial world has been totally fixated on the gyrations in China's Shanghai Composite. And rightly so.
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