Savings Rate Highest Since December 2012 After Personal Spending Disappoints Again

from Zero Hedge

Following the drastically revised-away surge in spending in January, and the savings rate surge to 2012 highs in Feb, March’s income and spending data released today showed more problems for The Fed. While income grew 0.4% MoM (more than the 0.3% expectations), spending disappointed with a mere 0.1% rise (against +0.2% MoM expectations). Year-over-year spending growth slowed to 3.5% – the weakest since December and income growth slowed to 4.0% YoY leaving the savings rate at its highest since January 2013.

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