Fundamentals behind U.S. consumer spending remain solid so far in the third quarter

Monthly report on the consumer economic landscape from U.S. Principal Economist Michael Brown and U.S. Economist Eric Warner.
A line chart showing U.S. retail sales ex. autos, ranging from 3.83% in July 2017 to 7.35% in July 2018 and 3.49% in August 2019.