Consumer spending

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, file photo, a buyer walks past a 2018 Sonata sitting amid an assortment of models on the showroom floor of a Hyundai dealership in the south Denver suburb of Littleton, Colo. On Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, the Commerce Department issues its September report on consumer spending, which accounts for roughly 70 percent of U.S. economic activity. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
October 30, 2017 - 8:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers boosted their spending by 1 percent in September, the biggest monthly gain in eight years. The surge was led by strong sales of autos and other durable goods. The Commerce Department says the sizable jump in consumer spending was up from a tiny 0.1 percent gain in August...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2017, file photo, home equity and auto loan rates are displayed at a bank in North Andover, Mass. On Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, the Federal Reserve releases its August report on consumer borrowing. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
October 06, 2017 - 4:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers slowed their borrowing in August to an annual increase of 4.2 percent — a pullback from a pace of roughly 7 percent over each of the past three years. The Federal Reserve said Friday that overall consumer credit rose $13.1 billion in August, down from the $17.7...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. Asian shares were mostly higher Friday, taking their cue from optimism on Wall Street set off by a report showing spending by U.S. consumers growing in July, along with wages and salaries. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
September 01, 2017 - 4:22 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher Friday, taking their cue from optimism on Wall Street set off by a report showing spending by U.S. consumers growing in July, along with wages and salaries. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 was up 0.7 percent in early trading at 5,121.18, while Germany's...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. Asian shares were mostly higher Friday, taking their cue from optimism on Wall Street set off by a report showing spending by U.S. consumers growing in July, along with wages and salaries. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
September 01, 2017 - 1:31 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Friday, taking their cue from optimism on Wall Street set off by a report showing spending by U.S. consumers growing in July, along with wages and salaries. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up 0.2 percent to 19,684.81 in early trading,...
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In this Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, photo, Kathy Tringali, right, a recruiter for Big 5 Sporting Goods, talks to job seeker Jarrell Palmer during a job fair, in San Jose, Calif. On Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, the Commerce Department issues the second of three estimates of how the U.S. economy performed in the April-June quarter. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
August 30, 2017 - 8:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy rebounded sharply in the spring, growing at the fastest pace in more than two years amid brisk consumer spending on autos and other goods. The gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic health, grew at an annual rate of 3 percent in the April-June...
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In this June 15, 2017, photo, a customer inserts a credit card to buy gas in Haverhill, Mass. On Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, the Federal Reserve releases its June report on consumer borrowing. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
August 07, 2017 - 3:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers increased their borrowing at a slower pace in June, as the category that includes auto and student loans posted the smallest gain in a year. The Federal Reserve said Monday that overall consumer credit expanded by $12.4 billion in June, down from May's $18.3...
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In this Friday, May 19, 2017, photo, shoppers walk past a Marshalls store in Miami. Consumer spending slowed in June as income growth turned in the weakest performance in seven months, according to information released Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, by the Commerce Department. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
August 01, 2017 - 8:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending slowed in June as income growth turned in the weakest performance in seven months. Spending edged up a tiny 0.1 percent compared to a 0.2 percent rise in May, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. It was the weakest showing since spending increased a similar...
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July 28, 2017 - 9:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy revved up this spring after a weak start to the year, fueled by a surge in consumer spending. But the growth spurt still fell short of the optimistic goals President Donald Trump hopes to achieve through tax cuts and regulatory relief. The Commerce Department said...
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In this June 15, 2017, photo, a customer inserts a credit card to pay for parking in Haverhill, Mass. On Monday, July 10, 2017, the Federal Reserve releases its May report on consumer borrowing. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
July 10, 2017 - 3:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers increased their borrowing in May at the fastest pace in six months, reflecting a sharp rebound in the category that includes credit cards. The Federal Reserve reported Monday that total consumer borrowing rose by $18.4 billion in May, the strongest gain since a...
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In this Tuesday, May 23, 2017, photo, employees assist a customer, at left, with a computer at Best Buy in Cary, N.C. On Friday, June 30, 2017, the Commerce Department issues its May report on consumer spending. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
June 30, 2017 - 8:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans enjoyed a healthy increase in income last month but didn't spend much of the gain. The Commerce Department says personal income rose 0.4 percent in May, up from a 0.3 increase in April. But consumer spending rose just 0.1 percent after climbing 0.4 percent in both March...
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