Americans’ View of Job Market Hits New Highs

Americans’ View of Job Market Hits New Highs

FLASH: Americans’ confidence in the job market in May hit the highest level in Gallup’s records, which date back to Y 2001. A recent Gallup poll found the following: Overall views of the economy remain positive. Over 7 in 10 Americans feel positively about the US job market. Employment optimism among workforce is highest since 2000. […]

Americans Among Most Stressed People in the World

Americans Among Most Stressed People in the World

Americans rank among being the most stressed people in the world, but it is not all about politics, according to Gallup poll numbers released last Thursday. The survey, which is part of an annual Gallup poll of more than 150,000 people worldwide, asked people if they had experienced positive or negative feelings on the day […]

President Trump’s Approval Rating Up at 40%

President Trump’s Approval Rating Up at 40%

President Donald Trump’s approval rating went up 2 percentage points from last week to 40%, according to the latest Gallup poll released Monday. 55% of respondents disapprove of the President’s performance. President Trump’s 38% approval last week was tied for his lowest rating in the poll since last February. His worst point ever in Gallup polling is […]

Polls: Marijuana Prohibition’s Days Are Numbered 

Polls: Marijuana Prohibition’s Days Are Numbered 

Polls: Marijuana Prohibition’s Days Are Numbered 2 of the country’s top polling organizations have released surveys this month showing support for marijuana legalization continues to increase and is now at record highs. A Gallup poll released on Monday had support at 69%, while a Pew Research Center poll released 2 weeks earlier had support at 62%. The Gallup figure […]

The US is in a ‘Great Economic Boom’

The US is in a ‘Great Economic Boom’

The US is in a ‘Great Economic Boom’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Americans’ evaluations of current US economic conditions and the economy’s trajectory are the most optimistic in nearly 20 years, Gallup reported. Currently, 54% of Americans rate economic conditions as “excellent” or “good,” and just 12% as “poor,” Gallup reported. Also, by 57% to […]

President Trump’s Approval Rating at 48% Despite ‘Fake News’

President Trump’s Approval Rating at 48% Despite ‘Fake News’

President Trump’s Approval Rating at 48% Despite ‘Fake News’ President Donald Trump late Friday pointed out his latest approval rating is at 48 percent, tweeting that “despite the constant and intense fake news” his ratings are at a high point. “Higher than Election Day and higher than President Obama,” President Trump said. “Rasmussen was one of the […]

President Trump’s Approval Rate at 50%

President Trump’s Approval Rate at 50%

President Trump’s Approval Rate at 50% Fully 50%  of likely US  voters approve of President Donald Trump’s job performance, the Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Tuesday shows. Another 49% disapprove of President Trump’s performance, according to Rasmussen’s polling. The latest figures include 35% who strongly approve of the way the President is performing and 40% […]

Individual Investors in US View Bitcoin as Risky 

Individual Investors in US View Bitcoin as Risky 

Individual Investors in US View Bitcoin as Risky $BTCUSD A recent poll reveals that Bitcoin and cryptocurrency are viewed with suspicion by most US individual investors, with only 2% of them holding Bitcoin and another 75% of them describing bitcoin as “very risky.” Conducted by Gallup and Wells Fargo, the poll surveyed nearly 2,000 American investors with […]

‘Goldie’ says, Expect Further Declines in Cryptocurrencies

‘Goldie’ says, Expect Further Declines in Cryptocurrencies

‘Goldie’ says, Expect Further Declines in Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD, $GS, $WFC Cryptocurrencies do not fulfill any of the traditional roles of a currency, says Goldman Sachs Bitcoin is looking to consolidate the recent momentum that has seen the # 1 digital currency rise by more than 40% since the beginning of July. Monday afternoon’s declines […]

Americans’ Economic Confidence Is Strong

Americans’ Economic Confidence Is Strong

Americans’ Economic Confidence Is Strong $DIA, $SPY, $BA Americans’ confidence in the economy remains strong heading into the final weeks of the Christmas Holiday shopping season. Gallup’s U.S. Economic Confidence Index registered +7 last week, similar to the prior week’s score of +9 and close to this year’s average of +6. Americans’ low expectations for how the […]

Many American’s Will Shop at Real Stores this Holiday Season

Many American’s Will Shop at Real Stores this Holiday Season

Many American’s Will Shop at Real Stores this Holiday Season $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX A recent Gallup survey shows that while a majority of Americans will shop online for holiday gifts, traditional brick-and-mortar stores are not dead. 65% of US adults say they are likely to shop online for Christmas gifts this year, up 12% […]

Diabetes Costs US $245.5-B Annually

Diabetes Costs US $245.5-B Annually

Diabetes Costs US $245.5-B Annually Diabetes costs the US $245.5-B a year in total healthcare expenditures and lost productivity, according to a new report that tabulates the financial toll of the metabolic disorder. For the one in 10 Americans with diabetes, that breaks down to an extra $8,480 annually, compared with those who have not […]

Economic-Confidence Index at Near 9-Year Highs

Economic-Confidence Index at Near 9-Year Highs

Economic-Confidence Index at Near 9-Year Highs America First! Americans’ confidence in the economy remained steady last week, holding at the highest level since mid-August and one of the highest levels in the past nine years. Gallup’s US Economic Confidence Index averaged +7 for the week ending  12 November. Amid a booming stock market and a falling unemployment […]

Economic Outlook is Bright, Consumer Spending Rising

Economic Outlook is Bright, Consumer Spending Rising

Economic Outlook is Bright, Consumer Spending Rising $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US consumer spending is stable and relatively high as Americans are more positive than negative about the national economy and fewer adults are unemployed than at any time in the past 16 years, Gallup reports: Their daily self-reports of spending averaged $104, similar to […]

The Hussein Obama Effect: Worry About Hunger & Homelessness

The Hussein Obama Effect: Worry About Hunger & Homelessness

The Hussein Obama Effect: Worry About Hunger & Homelessness Over the past 2 years, concern about hunger and homelessness has been rising among Americans, especially among the lower-income group, found a new Gallup poll. An average of 67% of the lower-income Americans have worried “a great deal” about the problem of hunger and homelessness, which […]

Gallup: Confidence in a Trump Economy Rising

Gallup: Confidence in a Trump Economy Rising

Gallup: Confidence in a Trump Economy Rising $BAC A new Gallup Poll reveals that the American peoples’ views of the economy has brightened following the November Presidential elections as Donald Trump prepares to take over the Oval Office. “This positive swing mostly stems from surging confidence among Republicans and independents who lean Republican, whose index […]

The Great Recession Is Over, and America is Running on Empty

The Great Recession Is Over, and America is Running on Empty

The Great Recession Is Over, and America is Running on Empty A Gallup study of US growth and productivity finds there has been NO economic recovery. “The Great Recession may be over, but America is running on empty,” writes Jim Clifton, Chairman/CEO at Gallup. The US Council on Competitiveness asked Gallup to conduct, pro bono, […]

Americans Confidence on Economy Dives to Lowest Mark in a Year

Americans Confidence on Economy Dives to Lowest Mark in a Year

Americans Confidence on Economy Dives to Lowest Mark in a Year $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $AAPL Notable 1: For the vast majority of Americans, the “Dream” of a better life was lost in the early 1970’s. Notable 2: Apple Inc. (AAPL) -NasdaqGS  104.35 Down 0.73(0.69%) 4:00p EDT After Hours : 96.10 Down 8.25 (7.91%) 7:59p EDT Americans’ confidence […]