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Personal Income increased 0.4%, Spending up 0.2%
Personal income increased $53.7 billion, or 0.4 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $49.0 billion, or 0.4 percent, in May, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $24.4 billion, or 0.2 percent. In April, personal income increased $59.4 billion, or 0.5 percent, DPI increased $63.7 billion, or 0.6 percent, and PCE increased $1.4 billion, or less than 0.1 percent, based on revised estimates.
Real disposable income increased 0.5 percent in May, compared with an increase of 0.6 percent in April. Real PCE increased 0.3 percent, in contrast to a decrease of less than 0.1 percent.
Posted: June 28, 2010 Monday 08:30 AM