Consumer Confidence Index Bodes Well For Retail, Manufacturing, & Lending for Q4 2018

Early last week, the September 2018 Consumer Confidence Index registered at 138.4 which was above the projected number of 132. This was a modest gain over the 134.7 index in August. Perhaps more remarkable, is that this number marks an 18 year high for the index with the only higher number coming in September of 2000 which was 144.7. What is the Consumer Confidence Index? The index is based off…