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Consumer Spending Rises One Percent in April

May 31st, 2016

Episode 527 of 1510 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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