Nov. 30, 2006 -- Personal incomes and consumer spending increased in October, as prices continued to rise, the Commerce Department reported on Thursday.
Personal income rose by 0.4 percent, the slowest pace since June, while spending rose by 0.2 percent after dropping by 0.2 percent in September, the report said.
Excluding food and energy prices, core consumer prices have increased by 2.4 percent in the past 12 months, the report said.
No. 1 on the Inc. 5000: Meet the Fastest-Growing Company in America
A 20-Minute Exercise to Boost Your Brain Power
10 Design Tips for Tiny Offices
5 Tips to Keep Your Home-Based Business Legal
The 30 Coolest Entrepreneurs Under 30