U.S. Personal Incomes Rise 0.2%; Personal Spending Up 0.8%

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Personal incomes in the U.S. rose 0.2% in February, the Commerce Department said Friday, while consumer spending increased 0.8%.

Economists forecast personal incomes to rise 0.4% in February, adding to a 0.3% increase in January. Consumption was expected to rise 0.6%.