The BEA's Personal Income and Outlays report for September shows:

  • Personal income increased $66.9 billion (0.4 percent)
  • Disposable personal income (DPI) increased $53.0 billion (0.4 percent)
  • Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $136.0 billion (1.0 percent).
  • Real DPI decreased less than 0.1 percent.
  • Real PCE increased 0.6 percent.
  • The PCE price index increased 0.4 percent
  • The core PCE index which excludes food and energy increased 0.1 percent.

The above data was reflected in the GDP report on Friday.

Savings Rate Declines

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