Donate Videos Media Requests About Us Contact Us Home Livestream YouTube Instagram Twitter Facebook LogoHome Search

News

March 01, 2013

U.S. incomes see largest drop in 20 years

U.S. consumer spending rose in January as Americans spent more on services, with savings providing a cushion after income recorded its biggest drop in 20 years.

Income tumbled 3.6 percent, the largest drop since January 1993. Part of the decline was payback for a 2.6 percent surge in December as businesses, anxious about higher taxes, rushed to pay dividends and bonuses before the new year.

Read More Here: Chicago Tribune