US consumers slightly more hopeful about inflation, economy: Data

25/1/2022 7:53:00 PM
US consumers slightly more hopeful about inflation, economy: Data

US consumers slightly more hopeful about inflation, economy: Data

US consumers slightly more hopeful about inflation, economy: Data

WASHINGTON: American consumers were feeling less confident in January amid elevated prices and a COVID-19 resurgence, but their views of the economy and inflation were growing more positive, a survey released on Tuesday (Jan 25) showed. The Conference Board\u0027s consumer confidence index declined to 113.

WASHINGTON: American consumers were feeling less confident in January amid elevated prices and a COVID-19 resurgence, but their views of the economy and inflation were growing more positive, a survey released on Tuesday (Jan 25) showed.The Conference Board's consumer confidence index declined to 113.8 in January, less than two points below where it was in December but above analysts' forecasts, with the data showing Americans feeling better about the economy today but less certain about its short-term future.

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The Conference Board's consumer confidence index declined to 113.8 in January, less than two points below where it was in December but above analysts' forecasts, with the data showing Americans feeling better about the economy today but less certain about its short-term future. The survey indicated a slight downturn in consumers' expectations for inflation amid a surge in prices across the United States. "Google falsely led consumers to believe that changing their account and device settings would allow customers to protect their privacy," said Karl Racine, the attorney general in the nation's capital Washington. However the Conference Board's senior director of economic indicators, Lynn Franco, noted"both confidence and consumer spending may continue to be challenged by rising prices and the ongoing pandemic". The share of respondents indicating business conditions were"good" ticked up to 21. The headquarters of the company which was founded by a small team in Belgrade in 2008 were moved five years ago to San Francisco, where the most revenues had come from, Cabrilo said.

1 per cent, while those viewing them as"bad" fell to 25. Google said the officials' claims were inaccurate and based on outdated assertions about its settings.6 per cent. The changes for both were under two points. The share of consumers expecting business conditions to worsen in the next six months rose slightly to 19 per cent, while 23." Racine argued that from 2014 to at least 2019, Google claimed that users could turn off their"Location History" setting and"the places you go are no longer stored.8 per cent expect them to improve, down from 25. HTEC Group has a strong track record of innovative product development, such as in digitising the shipping industry, creating wearable devices that measure fetal health and building robotic hands for warehouses.

3 per cent in December. The share of consumers describing jobs as plentiful fell slightly as well but the survey noted its current 55. The officials also allege the Silicon Valley giant has used"dark patterns," or design tricks aimed at subtly influencing consumers' choices in ways that benefit the company.1 percent level was"historically strong." Meanwhile, respondents' expectations for the inflation rate 12 months ahead fell to 6.8 per cent, its lowest level since September. He noted that information can be used to infer"sensitive personal details" like political or religious beliefs, income, health or life events like births and divorces.

"Consumer confidence will remain highly sensitive to health conditions, inflation and labour market headwinds in the near term," particularly with the Omicron variant of COVID-19 causing a renewed wave of infections nationwide, Mahir Rasheed of Oxford Economics said. He predicted a rebound in the second quarter after a slowdown in the remainder of the first quarter. Source: AFP/ec .