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Students training to become electrical linemen ascend poles during class at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College on March 12, 2014.

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Students training to become electrical linemen ascend poles during class at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College on March 12, 2014.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 4.6

On its current trendline, the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index would reach its pre-recession level in 4.6 years. Based on its growth rate since June 2009, when the recession officially ended, the index would finally reach its pre-recession reading of 45.3...

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A customer, right, shop for a powerboat on Dec. 17, 2012 in North Miami, Florida.

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A customer, right, shop for a powerboat on Dec. 17, 2012 in North Miami, Florida.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 15.5

That’s how much the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort index rose in the past 17 weeks. The index, which asks Americans to rate the national economy, the buying climate and their personal finances, improved to minus 31.9 in the week ended Dec....

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