Economic Confidence Up Amid Record Stock Prices

Americans’ confidence in the economy continued to improve last week as the U.S. stock market hit all-time highs before slipping on Friday. Gallup’s Economic Confidence Index rose to -14 — the highest since the -13 reading for the week ending Feb. 24, before the budget sequestration cuts took effect on March 1. [cont.]

Alyssa Brown, Gallup