In this Jan. 7, 2011 photo, VEC instructor Ms. Bellows teaches an employment seminar at the Virginia Employment Commission's Reemploy Virginia office in Mechanicsville, Va. The Consumer Confidence ... more 
In this Jan. 7, 2011 photo, VEC instructor Ms. Bellows teaches an employment seminar at the Virginia Employment Commission's Reemploy Virginia office in Mechanicsville, Va. The Consumer Confidence Index rose in January to its highest point in eight months but remains well below the levels indicating a healthy economy. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Steve Helber
Tue, Jan 25, 2011 10:44 AM EST