NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. consumer sentiment rose in July to the highest level in six years as Americans felt better about the current economic climate, though they expected to see a slower rate of growth in the year ahead, a survey released on Friday showed. Full story
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A Maitre Chocolatier prepares a chocolate before the company's annual news conference in Kilchberg near Zurich March 15, 2013. Lindt & Spruengli said it was confident people would keep buying its sweet treats this year despite weak consumer sentiment in its key market, Europe. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
Ernst Tanner CEO of Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Spruengli and a Maitre Chocolatier pose behind a pot of liquid chocolate before the annual news conference in Kilchberg near Zurich March 15, 2013. Lindt & Spruengli said it was confident people would keep buying its sweet treats this year despite weak