May sentiment remains high amid partisanship

Consumer sentiment has continued to move along the high plateau established following Donald Trump’s election. The May 2017 figure was virtually unchanged from the April reading, and nearly identical with the December to May average of 97.3, according to the University of Michigan (U-M) Surveys of Consumers. CONT. U. of […] Read more »

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 »