Economy

TIPP Poll data on Americans' perception of the economy is the foundation for this section. Topics covered include U.S. consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, job market, economic growth, recession, financial stress, economic outlook, personal financial outlook, federal economic policies. We also cover trade, taxes, and debt. Our TIPP economic optimism index, financial stress index, job sensitivity metrics, and other polling on current economic issues drive the discussions.

Raghavan Mayur
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Economic Confidence Brightens In June

Americans are ready to put the pandemic behind them and embark on new, brighter times.

Raghavan Mayur
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36% Of Americans Don't Have Any Retirement Savings

According to a recent TIPP Poll, more than a third of Americans are unprepared for retirement.

Raghavan Mayur
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Haves and Have-Nots: How The Pandemic Divided America

53 percent of Americans struggle to keep up with living expenses such as car payments and rent. The pandemic has divided the country into two camps: the haves and the have-nots.

Raghavan Mayur
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Americans Believe That The Wealthy And Corporations Are Undertaxed

We share Americans' perspectives on federal taxes as they file their tax returns.

Mark Pfeifle
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Public Worried About Cyber Attacks

Mark Pfeifle, a cybersecurity expert, discusses the results of a recent TIPP Poll on the subject as well as steps to improve cybersecurity.

Raghavan Mayur
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50% of American Households Are Job Sensitive

tippinsights examines the current job sensitivity data.

Raghavan Mayur
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Republicans And Independents Are Unwilling To Vaccinate

The latest TIPP Poll shows that Republicans and Independents are hesitant to vaccinate.

Raghavan Mayur
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Financial Stress Slightly Up In May

The TIPP Financial Stress Index edged up by 0.9 points in May. The index is below its three-month moving average for the sixth month in a row, indicating its commitment to improvement.

Raghavan Mayur
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Economic Confidence Slips in May, As President Biden's Tax Plan Squeezes The Wealthy

The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index slips in May. One reason for the decline is President Biden's tax increases and spending plans, which have eroded the confidence of high-income earners.

Anjali Krishnan
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Americans Bullish On ‘Made In America’ Initiatives

Consumers prefer retailers that support American manufacturers and are willing to pay more for American products.

Raghavan Mayur
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Americans Support Raising Capital Gains And Corporate Taxes But Oppose Raising The Estate Tax

The article presents findings from an IBD/TIPP Poll on three tax proposals. Sixty-five percent favor a higher capital gains tax rate, and another 54% favor increasing the corporate tax rate to 28%. However, 50% oppose increasing estate taxes.

Anjali Krishnan
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Pandemic Prodding The Move

This article discusses pandemic-related migration, its significance, the reasons for relocations, and destinations.