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Consumer confidence surged to a five-year high in May, fueled by increased optimism about an improving job market.
The Consumer Confidence Index, which gauges how consumers feel about the economy each month, rose to 76.2 in May -- its highest reading since February 2008, according to research firm The Conference Board.