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WSJ What's News

The Wall Street Journal

Business, Business News, News & Politics

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Stay informed of breaking news throughout your day with senior editor John Wordock of The Wall Street Journal. Listen to critical news and engaging interviews, featuring executives, economists and notable WSJ editors discuss business, markets, the 2016 election and more.

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Consumer Spending Rises One Percent in April

May 31st, 2016

Episode 527 of 972 episodes

The Commerce Department says consumer spending rose one percent in April, the quickest pace in nearly seven years. Gus Faucher of PNC Financial Services tells the Wall Street Journal that solid hiring and rising wages are helping consumers feel more confident.

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