26 febbraio 2013 / 15:08 / 4 anni fa

Usa, fiducia consumatori febbraio a 69,6 - Conference Board

26 febbraio (Reuters) - The Conference Board's U.S. consumer confidence index rose in February to 69.6 from an downwardly revised 58.4 in January, the private business research group reported on Tuesday.

The original figure reported for January was 58.6.

Economists polled by Reuters had forecast a reading of 61.0 for the February index.

Below are the highlights of the survey:

COMPOSITE SERIES INDEX NUMBERS (1985=100 Seasonally Adjusted)

Feb Jan Rev From Dec Overall Index 69.6 58.4 58.6 66.7 Present Situation 63.3 56.2 57.3 64.6 Expectations 73.8 59.9 59.5 68.1

PRESENT SITUATION INDEX: PERCENT

Feb Jan Rev From Dec Business Conditions

Good 18.1 16.1 16.7 17.2

Bad 27.8 28.4 27.4 26.3

Normal 54.1 55.5 55.9 56.5 Employment

Jobs Plentiful 10.5 8.5 8.6 10.8

Jobs not so plentiful 52.5 54.9 53.7 53.1

Jobs hard to get 37.0 36.6 37.7 36.1

EXPECTATIONS FOR SIX MONTHS HENCE: PERCENT

Feb Jan Rev From Dec Business Conditions

Better 18.9 15.6 15.4 18.1

Worse 16.5 20.4 20.6 21.1

Same 64.6 64.0 64.0 60.8 Employment

More jobs 16.7 14.4 14.3 17.9

Fewer jobs 21.5 26.7 27.0 26.9

Same 61.8 58.9 58.7 55.2 Income

Increase 15.7 13.5 13.6 15.6

Decrease 19.6 23.3 22.9 19.1

Same 64.7 63.2 63.5 65.3

Inflation Rate (Non-Seasonally Adjusted) Average

Feb Jan Rev from Dec

5.5 5.7 5.7 5.6

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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