Still, consumer spending likely remains supported by a strong accumulation of savings, which surged to a six-year high of $1.2 trillion in December from $961.3 billion in November. The saving rate.

Consumer spending flat in December while savings hit 3-year high author By. Daphne Howland. U.S. consumer spending was flat in December despite a tick up in incomes, suggesting continued.

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Consumer confidence hit an 18-year high point earlier this year, leading to a. That would represent the sales season's biggest growth in six years.. The Conference Board reports the index fell to 128.1 in December, down.

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Factory activity in the U.S. Midwest hit a 22-1/2 year high in January as orders surged and employment prospects brightened, providing a fresh signal that the economy would stay on a solid growth.

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Economists pay close attention to the numbers because consumer spending. in almost 17 years," Lynn Franco, Director of Economic Indicators at The Conference Board, said in a statement. That was in.

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. PRICE TRACKER. U.S. home prices are growing more slowly as years of big gains have made.. US consumer spending fell sharp 0.5 percent in December.

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