Archive for: personal spending

The Gap Between Personal Income and Outlays is Expected to Continue in March

It’s all about the jobs market April 29, 2012 By Natalia V. Osipova   American consumers’ appetite continue to outpace salaries and wages. Analysts say they expect to see personal income figures for March rise 0.2 percent and...

 

Consumer Spending Accelerates, But Income Doesn’t Keep Up the Pace

MARCH 30, 2012 By Natalia V. Osipova  Two months of solid consumer spending shows the U.S. recovery is gathering momentum. But it’s not yet time to celebrate. The disposable income of Americans in real terms was shrinking over the same period....

 

First Report on Personal Income and Spending in 2012 got a Weak Start

MARCH 1, 2012 By Natalia V. Osipova Americans saw their income rise again in January, but spending remained flat for the third month in a row. The report on personal income and outlays, issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics today, made for...