According to data from the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index, consumers' expectations for U.S. economy increased to 44.2 in in the week ended January 03 from 43.6 the prior week. It was the highest level since October 11.
The increase was driven by a more favourable assessment of the measure of views of the economy. The measure of views of the economy rose to 37.0 from 34.5.
The buying climate fell to 39.4 from 40.6.
The personal finances index increased to 56.2 from 55.6.