Economic Statistics for 30 Nov 12
The following US economic statistics were announced today:
Personal Income was unchanged in October, while spending fell -0.2%. Both the headline and core the PCE Price Index rose 0.1%. On a year-over-year basis, both income and spending rose 3.1%, while inflation rose 1.7% at the headline level and 1.6% at the core level.
The Chicago Purchasing managers Index is essentially unchanged for November, up 0.1 points to 50.4, indicating barely any growth.