US Consumer Confidence of this month cheerfully inclined to 55.9; better than the forecasted reading of 53.5 and the prior revised reading of 53.6 from 52.9, knowing that the present situation improved to 25.0 from 20.2 last month and expectations confidence rose slightly to 76.5 from 75.9 in December and 70.3 in November, while that the business conditions inclined optimistically to 9.0% from 7.5% in December and 8.1% in December.