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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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Real Disposable Income Rises in December

Personal income increased 0.3 percent in December, the same increase as in November.Personal Income Feb 1 Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.2 percent in December after increasing 0.5 percent in November.

Current-dollar disposable personal income (DPI), after-tax income, increased 0.3 percent in December after increasing 0.2 percent in November.

Real DPI, income adjusted for taxes and inflation, increased 0.4 percent in December after increasing 0.2 percent in November.

Real consumer spending (PCE), spending adjusted for price changes, increased 0.1 percent in December after increasing 0.4 percent in November. Spending on durable goods decreased 0.7 percent in December after increasing 1.8 percent in November.

PCE prices decreased 0.1 percent in December after increasing 0.1 percent in November. Excluding food and energy, PCE prices remained flat in December after increasing 0.2 percent in November.

Personal saving rate
Personal saving as a percent of DPI was 5.5 percent in December and 5.3 percent in November.

DPI Feb 1

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