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Consumer Spending on Durable Goods Rises in June

Durable Goods Aug 2Personal income increased 0.2 percent in June, the same increase as in May. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.3 percent in June after increasing 0.2 percent in May.

Current-dollar disposable personal income (DPI), after-tax income, increased 0.2 percent in June, the same increase as in May.

Real DPI, income adjusted for taxes and inflation, increased 0.1 percent in June after remaining flat in May.

Real consumer spending (PCE), spending adjusted for price changes, increased 0.3 percent in June after increasing 0.2 percent in May. Spending on durable goods increased 0.4 percent in June after decreasing 0.1 percent in May.

PCE prices increased 0.1 percent in June after increasing 0.2 percent in May. Excluding food and energy, PCE prices increased 0.1 percent in June after increasing 0.2 percent in May.

Personal saving rate
Personal saving as a percent of DPI was 5.3 percent in June and 5.5 percent in May.

Real DPI and Real Consumer Spending Aug 2

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Real Consumer Spending Slows in May

Personal income increased 0.2 percent in May after increasing 0.5 percent in April. WagesPersonal Income June 29 2016 and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.2 percent in May after increasing 0.5 percent in April.

Current-dollar disposable personal income (DPI), after-tax income, increased 0.2 percent in May after increasing 0.5 percent in April.

Real DPI, income adjusted for taxes and inflation, increased 0.1 percent in May after increasing 0.2 percent in April.

Real consumer spending (PCE), spending adjusted for price changes, increased 0.3 percent in May after increasing 0.8 percent in April. Spending on durable goods increased 0.6 percent in May after increasing 2.6 percent in April.

PCE prices increased 0.2 percent in May after increasing 0.3 percent in April. Excluding food and energy, PCE prices increased 0.2 percent in May, the same increase as in April.

Personal saving rate
Personal saving as a percent of DPI was 5.3 percent in May and 5.4 percent in April.

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Real Disposable Personal Income June 29

Personal Income Decelerates in February

PCE March 28Personal income increased 0.2 percent in February after increasing 0.5 percent in January. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, decreased 0.1 percent in February after increasing 0.6 percent in January.

Current-dollar disposable personal income (DPI), after-tax income, increased 0.2 percent in February after increasing 0.4 percent in January.

Real DPI, income adjusted for taxes and inflation, increased 0.3 percent in February, the same increase as in January.

Real consumer spending (PCE), spending adjusted for price changes, increased 0.2 percent in February after remaining flat in January. Spending on durable goods increased 0.3 percent in February after decreasing 0.8 percent in January.

PCE prices decreased 0.1 percent in February after increasing 0.1 percent in January. Excluding food and energy, PCE prices increased 0.1 percent in February after increasing 0.3 percent in January.

Personal saving rate
Personal saving as a percent of DPI was 5.4 percent in February and 5.3 percent in January.

Real DPI March28

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