This Personal Income indicator contains employees' wages, rental income, dividends, social security payments, etc. It is reviewed together with Personal Spending.
It has a limited impact on the market. Change of this index characterizes the state of people's purchasing power. Growth of the index with a normal level of spendings may lead to increase of retail sales, which is a good factor for the national economy and leads to the growth of the dollar.
- Release Frequency: monthly.
- Release Schedule: 08:30 EST, 20th of the month.
- Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis.