Income Grew Faster Than Spending in February
- Personal Income Up 0.5%; Core PCE Rises 0.1%. // Bond Buyer;3/31/2008, Vol. 363 Issue 32846, p2
The article reports on the weak performance of personal income in the U.S. as of February 2008. It was up 0.5%, while personal consumption posted a 0.1% increase and personal consumption expenditure core prices rose 0.1% for a 2.0% increase over the year. Real personal consumption expenditure...
- June Personal Income, Spending Rise as Forecast. McConnell, Alison L. // Bond Buyer;8/2/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32436, p2
The article discusses data from the U.S. Commerce Department that reveals that personal income escalated 0.6% in June 2006, while personal consumption rose 0.4%. Personal income in June 2006 grew by $66.5 billion to around $10.871 trillion. The core price index for personal consumption...
- Personal Income Up 0.4%; Core PCE Rises 0.2%. // Bond Buyer;11/2/2007, Vol. 362 Issue 32747, p2
The article reports on the data indicating the September 2007 performance of personal income in the U.S. It shows a 0.4% increase in personal consumption and core personal consumption expenditures prices increase 0.2% for a 1.8% gain over the year. Private income rebounded to $33.4 billion after...
- December Personal Income, Spending Rise. Ackerman, Andrew // Bond Buyer;1/31/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32309, p2
The article reports on the increase in personal income and personal consumption in the U.S. in December 2005 signifying that Americans spent far more than they earned during the peak holiday season. A 0.4 percent increase in income and 0.7 percent increase in consumption has been projected by...
- September Personal Income Up 0.2%; Spending Falls 0.2%. // Bondbuyer.com;10/31/2014, p15
The article reports on the increase in personal income in the U.S. in September 2014, according to the data released by the Commerce Department. Topics covered include the percentage increase in the core price index, the anticipated increase in nominal personal consumption expenditure (PCE) and...
- Japan consumer morale tanks. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;3/13/2014, pA02
The gov't's consumer index hit a low not seen since '11. At 38.2, it's well below the neutral 50. Respondents were less optimistic about their income growth, the value of their assets, and overall livelihoods, despite data showing consumer spending is up.
- The Consumer Comfort Index. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;9/12/2014, pA02
The Consumer Comfort Index shed 1.2 points in the Sept. 7 week to settle at 36.5, a 5-week low, reported Bloomberg. Respondents' attitudes about their personal finances neared a 6-year high, but views of the national economy fell 1.4 points to 25.3. The buying climate gauge also slipped.
- Income Rises 0.2%; Core PCE Grows 0.2%. // Bond Buyer;11/3/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 32995, p2
The article reports that the U.S. personal income has increased by 0.2%, while the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) fell by 0.3%. The entire PCE prices increased by 0.2% for a 2.4% gain over the year, while the disposable income increased by 0.1% after the declines in June 2008. Moreover,...
- A Comparison of the CPI and the PCE Price Index. Clark, Todd E. // Economic Review (01612387);1999 3rd Quarter, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p15
Compares the consumer price index (CPI) with the chain price index for personal consumption expenditures (PCEPI) in the United States. Examination on the superiority of PCEPI; Differences in the construction of the indexes; Advantages and disadvantages of CPI and PCEPI.