Comments for: Consumer spending rises in February

Posted March 30, 2012, at 10:10 p.m.

LOS ANGELES — What high gas prices? American consumer spending last month increased by the most in seven months, even though the rise in their incomes was less impressive. Spending was up 0.8 percent in February after increasing 0.4 percent in January, according to the Commerce Department. Even when adjusted …

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