- Personal Income +0.4%. Previous was +0.2%
- Personal Spending +0.0%. Previous was +0.2%.
People are making more but not spending more. This is likely a sector based thing.
Employment Cost Index (1stQ 2016)
- Index +0.6%. Previous was +0.6%.
This measures wages/salaries and benefits.
University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment (April 2016)
- Index 89.7. Previous was 91.0.
This survey index is supposed to be a leading indicator of Consumer Spending and consequently GDP.