My guess is that growth in consumer spending will be down to the 2 to 3 percent range.
Consumer spending increased 0.2 percent, the least in a year.
Consumer spending for the year rose 1.8 percent, half the growth rate of 1986.
Consumer spending had only increased by 0.8% in the same period.
In 1929, consumer spending was 75% of the nation's economy.
In recent years, annual consumer spending has been growing by about 18 percent.
The report said 1987 growth was pushed by high consumer spending.
But all workers get paid, and the changes in their pay help determine consumer spending.
This will slow consumer spending and the economy in general.
No wonder that consumer spending has been so much greater than anyone had expected.
The same trends are evident in terms of consumer expenditure.
The latter are taken from a variety of sources, including tax data and surveys on consumer expenditure.
This growth is linked to increased consumer expenditure on recreation and entertainment activities.
It is therefore a tax on consumer expenditure.
Overall consumer expenditures for drugs have increased at two to three times the rate of other health-related items.
Per capita consumer expenditure as a consequence had reached early 1960s levels at the end of 1982.
The price index for consumer expenditures rose the same amount as in January, 0.3 percent.
That's what I've been concerned about, and I thought it could eventually have an impact on consumer expenditures.
This, of course, will lead to a reduction in consumer expenditure on fuel.
Per capita income has been growing substantially in recent years, as have consumer expenditures.