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Americans' Confidence in the Economy Falls Slightly

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:30:00 GMT

Americans felt slightly less confident in the economy last week, with their perceptions of the economy's current conditions dimming somewhat.

Holiday Spending Plans: Online Up, Discount Stores Down

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:15:00 GMT

The trend toward online Christmas shopping continues to grow, while fewer U.S. adults plan to shop at discount stores than did so four years ago.

State of the States

Mon, 01 Feb 2010 10:00:00 GMT

Gallup's "State of the States" series reveals state-by-state differences across several political, economic and wellbeing measures which Gallup tracks daily.

Consumers Remain in Good Holiday Shopping Mood

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:00:00 GMT

Gallup's November update of Americans' Christmas spending plans finds consumers still poised to splurge, just not quite to the extent seen in October.

Americans No Longer Prefer Male Boss to Female Boss

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:00:00 GMT

For the first time in more than 60 years, a majority of Americans do not have a preference about the gender of their boss.

Mentions of Economic Issues as Top Problem Lowest Since 1999

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:00:00 GMT

Americans are less likely to mention an economic issue as the most important problem facing the U.S. now than at any point since 1999.

U.S. Economic Confidence Index Unchanged at +7

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:30:00 GMT

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.

Small Business' Use of Social Media, E-Commerce

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 09:00:00 GMT

A substantial percentage of small businesses in the U.S. report having no active social media strategy or use of e-commerce for customer interactions.

U.S. Small-Business Owners Still Upbeat, but Worried About Hiring

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 18:45:00 GMT

Small-business owners remain optimistic about business conditions but are concerned about government regulations, taxes and hiring good employees.