US: Consumer Confidence highest since Feb-2008, at 73.7 in November (Barcelona) - The November consumer confidence indicator in the US had the highest reading since February 2008, posting an actual 73.7, and beating consensus of 73.0. The October reading came in at 72.2.

The Housing Price Index eased from +0.7% to +0.2% in September, below +0.4% expectations. Richmond Fed Manufacturing jumped from -7 to 9 in November, instead of staying negative at -2.