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The Advance Monthly Retail Sales for Retail and Food Services for September is scheduled to be released October 15, 2008 at 8:30 a.m. EDT.
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* The 90 percent confidence interval includes zero. The Census Bureau does not have sufficient statistical evidence to conclude that the actual change is different than zero.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2008, AT 8:30 A.M. EDT
Timothy Winters/ Aneta Lukasik CB08-132
Service Sector Statistics Division
PERSONAL INCOME AND OUTLAYS: AUGUST 2008 Personal income increased $61.5 billion, or 0.5 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) decreased $93.3 billion, or 0.9 percent, in August, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. 2008 Apr. May June July Aug. (Percent change from preceding month) Personal income, current dollars 0.3 1.9 0.1 -0.6 0.5 Disposable personal income: Current dollars 0.4 5.7 -1.8 -0.8 -0.9 Chained (2000) dollars 0.2 5.3 -2.5 -1.5 -0.9 Personal consumption expenditures: Current dollars 0.3 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.0 Chained (2000) dollars 0.1 0.2 -0.2 -0.5 0.0 Proprietors' income decreased $8.7 billion in August, in contrast to an increase of $4.6 billion in July. Farm proprietors' income decreased $6.1 billion, compared with a decrease of $2.3 billion. Nonfarm proprietors' income decreased $2.6 billion, in contrast to an increase of $6.9 billion. - (My note) Some of these numbers whose increases are described on this page are now known to have decreased. http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/national/pi/pinewsrelease.htm ** http://www.stat-usa.gov/
- Job Openings and Labor Turnover (posted October 7, 2008).