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Steady Growth in October Personal Income

According to the most recent data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, personal Income rose by 0.6% in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $16,260 billion. This is the largest growth within the past six months. Personal consumption expenditures edged up by 0.3%, following an upwardly revised 0.7% gain in September.  On a year-over-year comparison, personal consumption jumped… Read More ›

September Personal Spending and Income Up

Personal consumption expenditures was up by 0.5% in September following a 0.1% dip in August, according to the most recent data release from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal income edged up by 0.3%, largely driven by an increase in employee compensation. Disposable personal income – income remaining after deducting personal income taxes – continued its steady growth. In September,… Read More ›

August Personal Consumption Softens while Income Rises

Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) was effectively unchanged in August, standing at $11.5 billion, according to the most recent data release from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Meanwhile, personal income rose by 0.2%, almost half of the gain in July.  The gain in personal income was the weakest since a drop in February, as wages, the largest component, only increased 0.1% after… Read More ›

July Personal Consumption Expenditure Edges Up

Personal income increased by $71.7 billion in July, growing at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 0.5%, according to the most recent data release from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.  Personal consumption expenditure rose by 0.3%, after a 0.6% increase in June. Disposable personal income – income remaining after deducting personal income taxes – continued its steady growth, and so… Read More ›

Personal Consumption Expenditure Expands

June personal consumption expenditure increased by 0.42% after climbing 0.36% in May and 1.00% in April, according to the most recent data release from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal income rose by $29.3 billion in June, up by 0.2% over last month. Consumption expenditure in second quarter grew at a steady pace, rebounding from a weak first quarter. Meanwhile,… Read More ›

Personal Income Edges Up, Driven by Wages

Personal income increased by $57.4 billion in March, growing at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 0.4%, according to the most recent data release from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal income growth was mostly driven by the rise in compensation of employees ($34.6 billion) and assets revenue ($12.6 billion). Disposable personal income – income remaining after deducting personal income… Read More ›

Savings Rate Trending Up

Total personal income increased to $15,648 billion, up by 0.3% in December 2015 on a month-over-month basis according to the most current data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal income growth in 2015 remained strong, with the highest increase (0.64%) in April following a weak or nearly 0% increase in March. Disposable personal income – income remaining after deducting… Read More ›