USA Personal Spending - MoM

Description

Released on a monthly basis by the Commerce Department, this indicator measures total purchases made by households and nonprofit organizations. The headline indicator is expressed as a percentage change from the previous month.
Latest Release: 23-12-2014 13:30:00
Next Release: 08-11-2013 13:30:00
Source:US Department of Commerce
Increase In US Manufacturing Activity
Sep 29th, 2014 at 03:46 PM

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has published a regional update to the manufacturing sector in the form of it’s respected Dallas Fed Manufacturing Activity Survey. The September reading on this index now stands at 10.8, as a guide the August reported number was 10.5 and markets were anticipating a reading of just 7.1 this afternoon.

The National Association of Realtors has also provided some market updates for the month of August. The Pending Home Sales indicator is showing a change of -1.0% when measured month on month, this is in comparison to the July fall of -0.5%, market consensus estimates were for a rise of 3.3% in these latest figures. The year on year reading is showing a fall of -2.2%, this is in comparison to the previous month’s recording of -1.4%, the consensus anticipated figure was for a fall of -2.7% today.

An average of a US individuals income and expenditure activities are tracked by the US Department of Commerce and made available as market data in the form of Personal Income and Expenditure figures. The latest readings are showing that Personal Income has risen 0.3% to August when measured month on month, this is the same as the increase of 0.3% in July and the market...