Category: Income

Fueled by Lower Gas Prices, Consumer Sentiment Reaches Highest Level in a Decade

DSNews:  Author: Tory Barringer January 16, 2015 American consumers are heading into 2015 feeling good about their economic prospects, according to a preliminary confidence measure. A first-look reading of the University of Michigan/Thomson Reuters consumer confidence index shows the measure climbed to 98.2 as of mid-January, up nearly five points from a final December reading […]

Personal Income Strong in March

DSNews        Colin Robins        May 5, 2014 According to a new report by the Wells Fargo Economics Group, personal income was strong in March, jumping .5 percent. February’s growth received an upward revision to .4 percent. Personal consumption expenditures surpassed all expectations, posting a .9 percent increase. The group noted that […]