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On Economy, Americans Less Confident in Federal Leaders

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:00pm
Less than half of Americans (42%) have confidence in President Barack Obama on the economy -- the lowest figure Gallup has on record for Obama. New lows were also found for Democratic (35%) and Republican leaders in Congress (24%).

Americans Sold on Real Estate as Best Long-Term Investment

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:00am
Americans now say real estate is the best choice for long-term investments over gold and stocks. Lower-income Americans, however, still favor gold. Younger Americans are divided on what is the best option.

U.S. Economic Confidence Steady at -16

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:30am
Economic confidence is largely stable at -16 for the week ending April 13, compared with -15 the prior week. Gallup's Economic Confidence Index has ranged narrowly between -13 and -20 this year.