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Stories with subject: Consumer spending
  • A recovering US is outpacing other major economies 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 10:04 am
  • WASHINGTON - As a brutal winter yields to spring, the U.S. economy is showing renewed strength just as other major economies appear desperate for help.

  • US consumer spending up modest 0.3 percent 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 10:39 am
  • WASHINGTON - Americans barely increased their spending in February following a weak January performance, strong evidence that the severe winter will hold back the economy in the first quarter.

  • US economic growth for 4Q is revised higher 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 9:19 am
  • WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy grew at a 2.6 percent annual rate in the October-December quarter, slightly more than previously estimated, as consumer spending rose at the fastest pace in three years.