U.S. Consumers `More Upbeat Than Ever,' Rupkey Says

Oct. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, talks about U.S. consumer sentiment and wholesale prices for September. The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan preliminary October consumer sentiment index increased to 83.1, the highest level since September 2007, from 78.3 the prior month. The producer price index climbed 1.1 percent after a 1.7 percent gain the Labor Department reported today in Washington. (Source: Bloomberg)
Cuban Envoy Says Progress Made on Normalizing U.S. Ties
52:52 - Feb. 27 -- Cuban Director of U.S. Policy Josefina Vidal speaks about negotiations on normalizing diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba. She speaks at a news conference in Washington.
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