U.S. Consumer Spending Climbs as Taxes Hurt Incomes

March 1 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. household purchases, which account for about 70 percent of the economy, climbed 0.2 percent in January after a 0.1 percent gain the prior month, a Commerce Department report showed today in Washington. Incomes slumped 3.6 percent, sending the saving rate down to the lowest level since November 2007. Betty Liu and Michael McKee report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)
European Stocks on Track for 4th Weekly Decline
45:56 - Bloomberg's Mark Barton and Matt Miller report on today's action in the global markets. They speak on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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