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Real PCE Increases in November

Personal income increased 0.3 percent in November after increasing 0.4 percent in October. Wages and salaries, Personal Income chart 1223the largest component of personal income, increased 0.5 percent in November after increasing 0.6 percent in October.

Current-dollar disposable personal income (DPI), after-tax income, increased 0.3 percent in November after increasing 0.4 percent in October.

Real DPI, income adjusted for taxes and inflation, increased 0.2 percent in November after increasing 0.3 percent in October.

Real consumer spending (PCE), spending adjusted for price changes, increased 0.3 percent in November after remaining flat in October.

PCE prices remained flat in November after increasing 0.1 percent in October. Excluding food and energy, PCE prices increased 0.1 percent in November after remaining flat in October.

Personal saving rate
Personal saving as a percent of DPI was 5.5 percent in November and 5.6 percent in October.

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Personal Income Increases in October

Personal income increased 0.4 percent in October, after increasing 0.2 personal income chart nov 25percent in September. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income increased 0.6 percent in October after remaining flat in September.

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

Real DPI, income adjusted for taxes and inflation, increased 0.4 percent in October after increasing 0.3 percent in September.

Real consumer spending (PCE), spending adjusted for price changes, increased 0.1 percent in October, the same increase as in September.

PCE prices increased 0.1 percent in October after decreasing 0.1 percent in September. Excluding food energy, PCE prices remained flat in October after increasing 0.2 percent in September.

Personal saving rate
Personal saving as a percent of DPI was 5.6 percent in October and 5.3 percent in September.

For more information, read the full report.

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GDP Increases in Third Quarter

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased 1.5 percent in the third quarter of 2015, according to the “advance” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the second quarter, real GDP increased 3.9 percent.

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The third-quarter increase in real GDP mainly reflected a rise in consumer spending. Spending on services increased, notably on health care. Spending on nondurable and durable goods also rose.

State and local government spending, business investment, exports, and residential investment also contributed to the increase in GDP.

Partly offsetting these contributions to GDP growth, private inventory investment fell, mainly in wholesale trade and in manufacturing.

Final sales of domestic product—GDP less inventory investment—increased 3.0 percent in the third quarter.

Personal income and saving
Real disposable personal income (DPI), which adjusts for taxes and inflation, rose 3.5 percent in the third quarter after increasing 1.2 percent in the second quarter.

Personal saving as a percentage of DPI was 4.7 percent in the third quarter, following 4.6 percent in the second quarter.

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Prices of goods and services purchased by U.S. residents—gross domestic purchases prices— increased 1.3 percent in the third quarter after increasing 1.5 percent in the second quarter.

Prices of energy goods and services turned down in the third quarter, while food prices turned up.

Excluding food and energy, gross domestic purchases prices increased 1.3 percent in the third quarter after increasing 1.2 percent in the second quarter.

For more information, read the full report.


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