Usa, indice fiducia consumatori settembre 79,7, attese 79,9 - conference board

martedì 24 settembre 2013 16:16
 

24 settembre (Reuters) - The Conference Board's U.S. consumer confidence
index fell in September to 79.7 from an upwardly revised 81.8 in August, the
private business research group 
reported on Tuesday.      
    The original figure reported for August was 81.5.       
    Economists polled by Reuters had forecast a reading of 79.9 
for the September index.        
    Below are the highlights of the survey:  
               
COMPOSITE SERIES INDEX NUMBERS (1985=100 Seasonally Adjusted)    
   
                           Sept     Aug   Rev From    July  
Overall Index              79.7     81.8    81.5      81.0 
Present Situation          73.2     70.9    70.7      73.6 
Expectations               84.1     89.0    88.7      86.0 
       
PRESENT SITUATION INDEX: PERCENT       
                           Sept     Aug   Rev From    July 
Business Conditions       
    Good                   19.5     18.7    18.4      20.8 
    Bad                    23.9     24.5    24.8      24.9 
    Normal                 56.6     56.8    56.8      54.3 
Employment       
    Jobs Plentiful         11.5     11.3    11.4      12.3 
    Jobs not so plentiful  55.8     55.4    55.6      52.5 
    Jobs hard to get       32.7     33.3    33.0      35.2 
       
EXPECTATIONS FOR SIX MONTHS HENCE: PERCENT        
                           Sept     Aug   Rev From    July  
Business Conditions        
    Better                 20.9     20.6    20.1      19.9 
    Worse                  11.0     11.1    11.1      11.3 
    Same                   68.1     68.3    68.8      68.8 
Employment        
    More jobs              16.9     17.5    17.6      16.7 
    Fewer jobs             19.7     17.2    17.3      17.7 
    Same                   63.4     65.3    65.1      65.6 
Income       
    Increase               15.4     17.5    17.4      15.7 
    Decrease               14.6     13.5    13.5      13.7 
    Same                   70.0     69.0    69.1      70.6  
       
Inflation Rate (Non-Seasonally Adjusted) Average      
                           Sept     Aug   Rev from    July 
                            5.3     5.4     5.5       5.4 
            
    The monthly survey of roughly 5,000 U.S. households is     
conducted by NFO Research Inc. of Greenwich, Connecticut, for    
the Conference Board, a New York-based business and economics    
research group funded by major corporations globally. 
 
    
    
    
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