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Personal Income

This Personal Income indicator contains employees' wages, rental income, dividends, social security payments, etc. It is reviewed together with Personal Spending.

It has a limited impact on the market. Change of this index characterizes the state of people's purchasing power. Growth of the index with a normal level of spendings may lead to increase of retail sales, which is a good factor for the national economy and leads to the growth of the dollar.

  • Release Frequency: monthly.
  • Release Schedule: 08:30 EST, 20th of the month.
  • Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis.