US consumers spend 0.3 percent more in May as their income rises 0.5 percent

  • by: MARTIN CRUTSINGER , AP Economics Writer
  • Updated: June 27, 2013 - 10:30 AM

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers spent more in May as their income rose, encouraging signs after a slow start to the year. But spending was weaker in April, February and January than previously estimated.

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