Consumer spending hits six year high in December

Consumer spending hits eight-year high in September, but here’s why it can’t last. The numbers: Consumer spending leaped 1% in September, the biggest gain since early mid-2009, just as the current economic recovery got underway. Economists polled by MarketWatch had forecast a 0.9% increase due to hurricane-related spending. personal income rose 0.4%. The savings rate fell to 3.1%, the lowest level since December 2007.

Consumer confidence hit an 18-year high point earlier this year. According to the Conference Board, the consumer confidence index jumped to a reading of 138.4 in September, up from 134.7 in August.

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December rounded off the worst year for consumer spending across the UK since 2012, data by Visa has revealed.. growth hits six-year high. lower expenditure on an annual basis in December.

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US Consumer Spending Just Hit A 6-Year High – Business Insider: "More evidence that the economy is starting to come out of the duldrums. US Consumer Spending just hit a 6-year high, according to Gallup, which constantly tracks this."

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Discretionary spending hits threeyear high The latest Deloitte Consumer Tracker shows that an improving labour market and falling inflation are having a pronounced effect on consumer spending behaviours. In Q4 2014 fewer people suffered a reduction or a loss of income and more people said they had received a pay rise than a year ago.

Daily spending average climbs $10 from April. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans’ reports of daily spending spiked in May, averaging a six-year high of $98 — $10 higher than the April average. This is also up from May 2013 ($90), and is the best figure for the month of May since 2008. These figures are based on Americans’ self-reports.

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South Korea's consumer sentiment falls to three-month low in January Consumer confidence hits 5-year high May 28, 2013 02:42 Consumers’ confidence in the economy is watched closely because their spending accounts for about 70 percent of U.S. economic activity.