Consumer Confidence in September Reaches 18-Year High
Consumer Confidence in September Reaches 18-Year High

Consumer confidence in September was at 138.4, which was up from 134.7 in August.

U.S. consumer confidence in September reached its highest level since 2000, according to a CNBC report.

The Consumer Board’s index saw a rise from 134.7 in August to 138.4 in September, according to the article. This 138.4 index comes closest to the all-time high of 144.7 in 2000, according to The Conference Board’s director of economic indicators Lynn Franco. The Conference Board administers the Consumer Confidence Survey.

"Consumers' assessment of current conditions remains extremely favorable, bolstered by a strong economy and robust job growth," Franco said, according to the article. "These historically high confidence levels should continue to support healthy consumer spending, and should be welcome news for retailers as they begin gearing up for the holiday season."

Read the full report at CNBC.  

 

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