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Consumer Confidence Dips; But Remember The Crash A Year Ago?

As our friends at Planet Money report, the Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index slipped by a point this month — yet another sign that while the economy may technically be doing better, that doesn't mean everyone feels very good.

Maybe this will cheer some folks up: At least things seem a lot better than they did one year ago today, when the Dow Jones industrial average plunged a record 777.68 points.

As of this moment, the Dow is up a bit more than 11% in the past year.