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The U.S. personal saving rate

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  • Elizabeth A. La Jeunesse

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This month’s newsletter focuses on the low and declining U.S. personal saving rate. As measured by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), the U.S. personal saving rate fell into negative territory during the third quarter of 2005 and has remained close to zero since then.

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  • Elizabeth A. La Jeunesse, 2007. "The U.S. personal saving rate," Liber8 Economic Information Newsletter, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, issue Oct.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedlli:y:2007:i:oct
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    Finance; Personal ; Consumer behavior;

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