Society

The FINANCIAL -- While President Barack Obama's recent visit to Africa rekindled the debate over whether the U.S. or China exerts more influence there, findings from 11 African countries reveal that despite declining approval ratings of U.S. leadership, many Africans are still more likely to approve of U.S. than of Chinese ...

The FINANCIAL -- Despite ranking as the third factor when deciding on a major appliance purchase, out of over 200 people surveyed, 84% chose energy efficiency as an important feature on a washing ...

The FINANCIAL -- Gallup's U.S. Job Creation Index maintained its record high of +32 in July for the third month in a row. This score is based on 43% of workers saying their employer is hiring workers ...

The FINANCIAL -- Despite the significant public attention on confrontations between black citizens and police in Missouri, Maryland and New York over the past year, blacks in 2015 express virtually ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' daily self-reports of spending averaged $91 in July, similar to June and essentially unchanged from monthly figures since April. The latest spending average is slightly ...