Monday, August 2

Personal Consumption Expenditures

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American spending has shifted into hot vax summer. One chart shows how much things have changed since January.

After business closures and quarantines in 2020, Americans are ready to go out and spend this summer. We're spending more on movie theaters and trains than just a few months ago, in January 2021. This chart shows which goods and services have seen the largest percent changes from January to May. See more stories on Insider's business page. Now that almost 60% of US adults are fully vaccinated, life looks a lot different.Americans are buying dresses and jeans to wear outside our homes, booking hotel reservation and flights to travel again, and more are feeling comfortable with dining out. And, according to recent data from the Burea...