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13 May. 2016 Savings Rate is Set to Dip as Retail Sales Rebound From Easter Hit

By Ian Shepherdson

Some of the rise in the saving rate in recent months is real, but part of the increase likely reflects seasonal adjustment problems. The saving rate has risen between the fourth and first quarters in eight of the past 10 years, as our first chart shows.

Posted: 13th May 2016 in 'U.S. Documents'

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