Usa,indice fiducia consumatori scende a 58,6 a gennaio,sotto attese

martedì 29 gennaio 2013 16:43
 

29 gennaio (Reuters) - The Conference Board's U.S. consumer
confidence index fell in January to 58.6 from an upwardly
revised 66.7 in December, the private business research group
reported on Tuesday.      
    The original figure reported for December was 65.1.       
    Economists polled by Reuters had forecast a reading of 64.0 
for the January index.        
    Below are the highlights of the survey:  
               
COMPOSITE SERIES INDEX NUMBERS (1985=100 Seasonally Adjusted)   
   
                           Jan     Dec   Rev From    Nov      
Overall Index              58.6    66.7     65.1     71.5      
Present Situation          57.3    64.6     62.8     57.4       
Expectations               59.5    68.1     66.5     80.9       
       
PRESENT SITUATION INDEX: PERCENT       
                           Jan     Dec   Rev From   Nov       
Business Conditions       
    Good                   16.7    17.2    17.1     14.6     
    Bad                    27.4    26.3    27.3     31.2       
    Normal                 55.9    56.5    55.6     54.2     
Employment       
    Jobs Plentiful          8.6    10.8    10.3     11.0       
    Jobs not so plentiful  53.7    53.1    54.1     51.6       
    Jobs hard to get       37.7    36.1    35.6     37.4      
       
EXPECTATIONS FOR SIX MONTHS HENCE: PERCENT        
                           Jan     Dec  Rev From    Nov      
Business Conditions        
    Better                 15.4    18.1    17.6     21.3      
    Worse                  20.6    21.1    21.5     15.8       
    Same                   64.0    60.8    60.9     62.9       
Employment        
    More jobs              14.3    17.9    17.0     19.5       
    Fewer jobs             27.0    26.9    27.3     21.2      
    Same                   58.7    55.2    55.7     59.3       
Income       
    Increase               13.6    15.6    15.4     15.5       
    Decrease               22.9    19.1    18.7     15.6      
    Same                   63.5    65.3    65.9     68.9      
       
Inflation Rate (Non-Seasonally Adjusted) Average      
                           Jan    Dec   Rev from   Nov    
                           5.7    5.6     5.6      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.