U.S. Economic News

April 30, 2021

U.S. Economic Indicators

Real disposable personal income increased 23.0% in March, while real personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased 3.6%. The PCE price index rose 0.5% (up 2.3% Y/Y), and the core price index rose 0.4% (up 1.8% Y/Y). BEA Report

The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index increased 3.4 points to 88.3 in the final April reading and is up 16.5 points from April of last year. The Index of Consumer Expectations rose 3.0 points to 82.7, while the Current Economic Conditions Index rose 4.2 points to 97.2. University of Michigan