The Leading Economic Index increased 0.5% in September, coming in at 111.8 points, the 12th consecutive month of gains, according to the September 2018 Economic Outlook Update (EOU).
This upward momentum suggests that “solid growth in the U.S. economy will remain through the rest of the year and into 2019,” the report says. Consumer confidence remains high—it rose to 138.4, its highest level since September 2000. The Economic Outlook Update
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