Consumer Prices U.S. Probably Increased for Seventh Month

Consumer Prices U.S. Probably Increased for Seventh Month

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A shopper walks past the Century 21 store in New York, U.S., two days before Christmas on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010. Confidence among U.S. consumers climbed to a six-month high in December, coinciding with a pickup in holiday sales and fewer job cuts.