Auto sales, Harvey contributed to slowed consumer spending in August, U.S. says


Dinged by slow auto sales, U.S. consumer spending softened in August, according to Commerce Department figures released Friday. Consumer spending ($18 billion) rose just 0.1%, a marked change from the previous month, the department said. Its Bureau of Economic Analysis said much of the lull could be attributed to Hurricane Harvey, which slammed into Texas and…


Auto sales, Harvey contributed to slowed consumer spending in August, U.S. says
Auto sales, Harvey contributed to slowed consumer spending in August, U.S. says

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