US Consumer-Spending Gains Slowed in November – Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—Household spending slowed in November and incomes were flat, signs that recent economic momentum may have eased during the month that included the presidential election.

Personal consumption, which measures how much Americans spent on everything from groceries to airfare, rose 0.2% in November from a month earlier, the Commerce Department said on Thursday. Incomes were essentially unchanged in November from October.

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