Americas

The FINANCIAL -- Americans are now less likely than at any point since 2007 to name the economy in general (8%) as the most important problem facing the nation. The percentage of Americans naming the economy as the nation's top problem has gradually declined since 2009, and more recently has dropped slightly each month since October ...

The FINANCIAL -- Since mid-February, 42% of all Americans have approved of the job President Donald Trump is doing, while 53% have disapproved. Substantially more Americans disapprove strongly (41%) ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' confidence in the U.S. economy last week is about even with what it was the previous week. Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index averaged +9 for the week ending Feb. ...

The FINANCIAL -- Blacks in the U.S. have consistently rated their current satisfaction with their lives lower than have whites, Asians and Hispanics in recent years. At the same time, blacks have ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' daily self-reports of spending climbed to an average of $101 in February. This is the highest average for the month of February since 2008, when spending averaged $106. ...

The FINANCIAL -- Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, Florida, residents had the highest well-being of the 189 communities Gallup and Healthways surveyed in 2015-2016, claiming the top spot for the second ...

The FINANCIAL -- Voters agree with President Trump’s emphasis on new jobs in his speech last week to Congress, and most expect him to achieve at least some of the ambitious agenda he laid ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' emotional health has suffered since the 2016 election. The average percentage experiencing worry on any given day has increased 4.1 percentage points to 33.3% since early ...