Americans' Confidence In The Direction Of The Country In Freefall In September

Americans' Confidence In The Direction Of The Country In Freefall In September

Most Americans think the country is heading in the wrong direction.

Raghavan Mayur

The IBD/TIPP Direction of Country Index declined 7.5 points, or 14.5%, from 51.7 in August to 44.2 in September.  It is an unusual occurrence, as the index has dropped by this much only eight times in the last two decades.

The broad-based decline saw 35 of the 36 demographic groups falling in September.