Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) Price Index is the primary measure of inflation used by the Fed. It is more reliable than CPI and includes a broader range of goods and services. Chart measures change in PCE, % YoY.
Real Disposable Income
Disposable Personal Income (DPI) is the income saved after deducting taxes. Chart displays % change in DPI, QoQ.
Real Disposable Income, % QoQ
Historical quarterly trends of the chained dollar value of Personal Consumption Expenditures and Disposable Income.
Real Disposable Income, $ Chained
PCE, $ Chained
Goods: Real GDP Contribution
Percentage contribution of Durable goods (electronics, automobiles, etc) and Non-durable goods (consumables) to the GDP.
Change in consumption of Durable goods and Non-durable goods, % QoQ.
Long Term Trend
Quarterly trends of the chained dollar value of Durable goods expenditure and Non-durable goods expenditure.
Retail Sales computes the total sales of clothing, grocery, gas, motor vehicles, health care, etc in the US. Chart displays change in Retail Sales for that month, % YoY.
Total Retail Trade Sales, % YoY
Retail Trade and Food Places
Comparing percentage change in US Retail Sales excluding autos, with change in auto sales for that month.
Retail Sales excl. Auto, % YoY
Auto Sales, % YoY
Historical Retail Sales
Automobiles have a large impact on retail sales due to their high prices. Chart examines this impact by separating the auto sales component from total Retail Sales.
Retail Sales ex Auto, $
Auto Sales, $
Gas Sales, $
Historical Online Vs Dept. Stores
Monthly trends in sales at online retail stores and general merchandise stores.