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Dec092010

Consumer Spending Up Slightly in November

Photo Courtesy -- Getty Images(PRINCETON, NJ) – Daily consumer spending was up for the month of November, although it remains the same as a year ago.

A new Gallup poll based on self-reported daily spending shows that Americans spent an average of $66 per day in November, up slightly from $63 a day in October.

According to Gallup, spending over the last half of this year has run slightly under 2009 figures and now represents what they consider a “new normal.”

Lower- and middle-income families reportedly spent $56 per day in November, while upper-income Americans spent an average of $120 per day.

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