Personal Income Accelerates in March

Outlays 4-29
Personal income increased 0.4 percent in March after increasing 0.1 percent in February. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.4 percent in March after decreasing 0.1 percent in February.
Current-dollar disposable personal income (DPI), after-tax income, increased 0.4 percent in March after increasing 0.1 percent in February.
Real DPI, income adjusted for taxes and inflation, increased 0.3 percent in March after increasing 0.2 percent in February.
Real consumer spending (PCE), spending adjusted for price changes, was flat in March after increasing 0.3 percent in February.  Spending on durable goods decreased 0.3 percent in March after increasing 0.4 percent in February.
PCE prices increased 0.1 percent in March after decreasing 0.1 percent in February. Excluding food and energy, PCE prices increased 0.1 percent in March after increasing 0.2 percent in February.
Personal saving rate
Personal saving as a percent of DPI was 5.4 percent in March and 5.1 percent in February.
PCE 4-29
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