Usa, indice fiducia consumatori novembre a 70,4 - Conference Board

martedì 26 novembre 2013 16:12
 

26 novembre (Reuters) - The Conference Board's U.S. consumer
confidence index fell in November to 70.4 from an upwardly
revised 72.4 in October, the private business research group
reported on Tuesday. 
    The original figure reported for October was 71.2.       
    Economists polled by Reuters had forecast a reading of 72.9 
for the November index.        
    Below are the highlights of the survey:  
               
COMPOSITE SERIES INDEX NUMBERS (1985=100 Seasonally Adjusted)   
   
                           Nov      Oct    Rev From   Sept  
Overall Index              70.4     72.4     71.2     80.2 
Present Situation          72.0     72.6     70.7     73.5 
Expectations               69.3     72.2     71.5     84.7 
       
PRESENT SITUATION INDEX: PERCENT       
                           Nov      Oct   Rev From   Sept 
Business Conditions       
    Good                   19.9     19.5    19.0      20.7 
    Bad                    25.2     23.0    23.0      23.9 
    Normal                 54.9     57.5    58.0      55.4 
Employment       
    Jobs Plentiful         11.8     11.6    11.3      11.4 
    Jobs not so plentiful  54.2     53.5    52.9      55.0 
    Jobs hard to get       34.0     34.9    35.8      33.6 
       
EXPECTATIONS FOR SIX MONTHS HENCE: PERCENT        
                           Nov      Oct  Rev From    Sept 
Business Conditions        
    Better                 16.6     16.0    16.0      20.6 
    Worse                  16.8     17.5    17.5      10.3 
    Same                   66.6     66.5    66.5      69.1 
Employment        
    More jobs              12.7     16.0    15.3      16.1 
    Fewer jobs             21.7     22.6    22.7      19.1 
    Same                   65.6     61.4    62.0      64.8 
Income       
    Increase               14.9     15.7    15.8      15.1 
    Decrease               15.9     15.5    15.4      13.9 
    Same                   69.2     68.8    68.8      71.0  
       
Inflation Rate (Non-Seasonally Adjusted) Average      
                           Nov      Oct  Rev from    Sept  
                           5.2      5.5     5.5       5.3 
            
    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.