Consumer confidence bounces back in May

  • In this May 21, 2018, photo, a man wheels a bathtub in a box out of Lowe’s Home Improvement store in East Rutherford, N.J. On Tuesday, May 29, the Conference Board releases its May index on U.S. consumer confidence. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)

WASHINGTON— American consumers were feeling more a bit more optimistic in May following a slight decline in confidence in April.