The FINANCIAL -- Americans remain slightly optimistic about the state of the economy, with Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index averaging +4 for the week ending Dec. ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' satisfaction with the way things are going in the U.S. averaged 27% for the second consecutive year. Satisfaction remains higher than it was from 2008 to 2014 but is still ...

The FINANCIAL -- U.S. investor optimism has remained strong in the fourth quarter, with investors mostly upbeat about the 12-month outlook for the economy, the stock market, unemployment and their ...

The FINANCIAL -- Seventy-two percent of Americans believe the U.S. healthcare system is "in a state of crisis" or "has major problems," almost the same percentage (71%) who felt that way a few months ...

The FINANCIAL -- Wherever Americans stand on holiday-time debates on issues ranging from what’s depicted on Starbucks cups to public displays of religious symbols, it’s hard to disagree that ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans named dissatisfaction with government as the most important problem facing the nation in 2017, the third time in the past four years that government has been at the top of ...

The FINANCIAL -- Melania Trump's favorable rating has risen 17 percentage points since January to 54% as she has become better known in her role as first lady. In contrast, a majority of Americans ...