Car and Truck Sales

November 6, 2019 Unit car and truck sales fell 3.4% in October to a 16.546 million pace after having risen 1.0% in September and 0.6% in August.    During the last year car sales have declined 5.3%.  Car sales have been been edging their way lower for the past couple...

Personal Income and Consumption Expenditures — Monthly

October 31, 2019 Personal consumption expenditures rose 0.2% in September after having climbed 0.2% in August.  Over the course of the past year consumer spending has risen 3.9%.  What we are really interested in is consumption spending in real terms (i.e., after...