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US consumer spending rises just 0.1% in August

US consumer spending rises just 0.1% in August

U.S. consumer spending barely rose in August and business investment remained weak. Consumer spending edged up 0.1 per cent last month. In another report on Friday, the Commerce Department said orders for non-defense capital goods excluding aircraft dropped 0.2 per cent last month. Core capital goods orders increased 1.1 per cent on a year-on-year basis.

Robert 1 year

Saving bad. Spend like a good consumer.

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blah blah 1 year

Maybe if the banks and the fed res were not pulling their "too big to fail" nonsense again, the economy would grow.

BumperCar 1 year

That's... good? Some economist come here and clarify.

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