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Economic Confidence

Most Americans Are Still Pretty Worried About Their Finances

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.09.2015 | Politics

Views of the nation's economy, long underwater, have generally shown signs of recovering in 2015. A CNBC poll released Tuesday found views of the econ...

Americans Are More Positive About The Economy Than They've Been In Seven Years, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 12.23.2014 | Politics

Americans have a positive view of the economy for the first time since September 2007, according to a CNN/ORC poll released Tuesday. The poll found a ...

Americans Are Freaking Out About The Debt Ceiling

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.08.2013 | Business

The partial government shutdown has Americans nearly as freaked out about the economy as the event that triggered the 2008 financial crisis, according...

Good News For This Guy

AP | Posted 01.01.2013 | Money

WASHINGTON — Americans' confidence in the economy surged last month to the highest level in nearly five years, as many were encouraged by an imp...

Encouraging News For Obama

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 09.26.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON -- Americans are more confident in the economy than they have been in seven months, an encouraging sign for President Barack Obama with six...

Fed: You're Wealthier, Even If You Can't Tell

AP | DEREK KRAVITZ and DAVE CARPENTER | Posted 05.09.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON — Americans are climbing further out of the hole they sank into during the Great Recession. A stock rally at the end of 2011 helped ...

Oil vs. Morning in America

Brent Budowsky | Posted 05.01.2012 | Business
Brent Budowsky

Do not underestimate the potential political and economic power of the recovery that has begun. The economy still faces challenges, but the signs of recovery are real, growing and widening in scope.

American Economic Confidence Plummets

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

Americans are becoming increasingly pessimistic about the direction of the economy, and they're losing faith in the ability of policymakers to help. ...

Jason Linkins

Gallup Finds The Part Of America That Believes The Economy Is Doing Well

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.16.2011 | Media

You know, from time to time, I have reason to opine that it seems as if Washington, D.C. -- home to your affluent, well-to-do politicians and the affl...

Rich World's Economic Prospects Have Slightly Darkened, Economists Say

Posted 08.15.2011 | Business

LONDON (Andy Bruce) - The rich-world's economic prospects have darkened slightly, a Reuters poll of economists showed, with new signs of a slowdow...