The third quarter of 2018 is now history –Consumers were keenly optimistic this summer. The Conference Board’s monthly consumer confidence index shows excellent readings of 127.9, 134.7, and 138.4 for July, August, and September, respectively. Those numbers include revisions to the July and August readings. In September, the University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index settled at 100.1, only the third time in the last 14 years it has topped 100.
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