Shoppers in Queens, N.Y. Retail sales and home sales rose in April and May, two hopeful signs for the economy. Credit Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg.
This Tuesday, May 24, 2016, photo shows a home for sale in Andover, Mass. On Tuesday, June 28, 2016, the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index for April is released.
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Chairman Elliot Kaye watches during a demonstration of how an Ikea dresser can tip and fall on a child during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2016.
What: Shares of Xencor (NASDAQ:XNCR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical focused primarily on autoimmune diseases and cancer, are up more than 35% as of 3:20 p.m.
WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer confidence rose this month to the highest level since October. The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to 98 in June from 92.4 in May, snapping a two-month losing streak.