Consumer Sentiment

February 26, 2021 . The final estimate for February was 76.8 compared to a preliminary estimate of 76.9.  Thus, consumer sentiment for  February fell 2.2 points.  Consumer sentiment has been flopping around in a narrow range for the past several months.  It remains...

Personal Income and Consumption Expenditures — Monthly

February 26, 2021 Personal consumption expenditures jumped 2.4% in January after having fallen 0.4% in December.    The $600 tax refund checks bolstered consumer income in January but much of that remains unspent as evidenced by the jump in the savings rate to 20.5%. ...