U.S. consumer confidence rises in May to 5-year high
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER
AP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans' confidence in the economy jumped in May to a five-year high, lifted by a better outlook for hiring, rising home prices and more optimism about business conditions. The increase suggests consumers may keep boosting economic growth this year.
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