Consumer Credit in U.S. Rises in April by Most in Five Months

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U.S. consumer confidence rises to 128.7 in April vs. 127.7 forecast – Confidence among U.S consumers unexpectedly rose in April, according to data released on Tuesday.

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Consumer Credit in U.S. Rises in April by Most in Five Months; Total credit expanded $17.5 billion from the prior month following an upwardly revised $11 billion gain in March, Federal Reserve figures showed Friday.

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Americans boosted their spending by 0.6 percent in April, the biggest increase in five months, while a gauge of inflation remained at the Federal Reserve’s optimal level for a second straight month. The Commerce Department said Thursday that last month’s increase in consumer spending was the.

Consumer spending sees best increase in 5 months. The better-than-expected April gain, which followed a strong 0.5 percent march increase, caused some economists to boost expectations for economic growth, as measured by the gross domestic product, in the April-June quarter.

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In April, U.S. consumer credit increased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.2%, the most in five months, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest report.The rate, though, is less than the 5.4%

U.S. retailers’ sales are growing at the fastest pace in four years, a sign consumers may be overcoming concern about unemployment and depressed home values. sales probably expanded at an average.

Earlier this week, the government said the U.S. grew a lackluster 1.7% in the April-to-June period. In the U.S., stock markets fell. Investors paid less heed to another report showing that consumer.