Data Round-Up: Real Consumption Rebounding Strongly in 1Q2

posted by Michael Lewis on May 31, 2016

Found in US, categorized in Macro

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Memorable results, especially on the spending side. With today’s upbeat data, real consumption should easily manage a +3.5% gain this quarter.


FMI’s analyses of today’s April Personal Income & Consumption report, May Chicago Purchasing Managers’ Index results and March Home Prices data, plus notes on May Consumer Confidence as well as our Summary of major data released in May and Calendar of economic releases in June.

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