Confidence in Economy at Post-Election Low

Americans’ confidence in the economy has slipped over the past two months but remains higher than it was before the 2016 presidential election. Gallup’s U.S. Economic Confidence Index averaged +2 for the week ending May 14 — its lowest score recorded this year. CONT. Andrew Dugan, Gallup Read more »

Consumer sentiment remains on high plateau in April

Consumer sentiment in April continued to travel on the high plateau established following Donald Trump’s election, with only minor deviations from its five-month average of 97.4, according to the University of Michigan (U-M) Surveys of Consumers. There is widespread agreement among consumers on their very positive assessments of the current […] Read more »