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US Economic Confidence Holds on to Prior Week's Gains
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Americans' level of confidence in the economy last week continued to be the highest Gallup has measured since mid-March. Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index averaged +8 for the week ending Aug. 13. This score is similar to ...


Americans' Confidence in Economy Positive, but Near 2017 Low
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Americans' confidence in the economy was steady last month, with Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index averaging +4 in July. This score is nearly identical to the 2017 low of +3 registered in May and June. Still, July marked the ...

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Confidence in Economy Remains Slightly Positive in US
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Americans continue to evaluate the economy slightly more positively than negatively, with Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index averaging +4 last week. Since late March, Americans' assessments of the economy have been largely ...

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Gallup: Americans' Confidence in Economy Continues to Rise, +8
(CNSNews.com) – Americans' confidence in the economy continues to grow, as Gallup shows the highest levels measured since mid-March. At the end of the August 13 week, Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index averaged +8, up from last week's +7 ...


US Economic Confidence Index Improves to +7
The FINANCIAL -- Americans' confidence in the economy jumped five points last week, with Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index averaging +7 for the week ending Aug. 6. The latest weekly index score is the highest since mid-April. This bump in ...
Consumer confidence strong, but housing confidence weakensMultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)

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Republican Optimism Drives Record-High Job Market Perceptions
Politics certainly can bleed into all aspects of life, and recent findings from Gallup's Economic Confidence Index, although not a political measure, provide historical evidence of this. In this case, heightened political polarization likely ...
Kaiser Health Tracking Poll – August 2017: The Politics of ACA Repeal and Replace EffortsKaiser Family Foundation

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Donald Trump says 'business spirit' is highest it's ever been, but proof is lacking
These don't fit Trump's description, but it's worth taking a look. They describe how ordinary Americans feel about the economy. The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index is probably the most widely tracked study of consumer confidence, published ...

Wall Street Aims For A Racing Start
Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index for July will be published at 2.00 pm ET. The previous year index was plus 3. In the corporate segment, Sony Corp. reported an increase in first quarter net income attributable to stockholders to 80.9 billion yen ...

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Venezuela's Descent: Least Safe Country in the World
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Venezuela's score on Gallup's Law and Order Index -- its annual global gauge of how secure people feel -- continued to follow the country's descent into chaos in 2016. The country's index score of 42 out of 100 was the lowest in the ...


US Economic Confidence Index Steady at +4
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Americans' general perception of the U.S. economy remained slightly positive last week, with Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index at +4 for the week ending June 11. This is on par with the index's narrow +2 to +4 range since the ...

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