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.

Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08)
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Americans Back Self-Sufficiency Measures to Strengthen National Security and Financial Security for Low-and Middle-Income Families

Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) and Derrick Hollie discuss the vital nature of developing self-sufficiency in critical minerals, oil, and energy.

Raghavan Mayur
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Economic Confidence Slips Again Amid Rising Concerns About The Delta Variant And Inflation

The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index slipped for the second month in a row. Americans are worried about the Delta variant and inflation..

Raghavan Mayur
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Financial Stress Hits Every American

The IBD/TIPP Financial Stress Index for July indicates that the situation has worsened since our June survey. Here's a look at what is driving up financial stress among Americans and who is feeling it most.

Anjali Krishnan
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Consolidating The Chips

A brief look at the role of semiconductors in today’s world and why the U.S. should improve its production capabilities in the domain.

Raghavan Mayur
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Americans Are Concerned That Global Taxes Will Erode U.S. Tax Sovereignty

The world governments are coming together to impose a global corporate income tax. It could have a significant impact on the business world. The TIPP Poll surveys Americans on their support for the move, concerns about job losses, and eroding tax sovereignty.

Andrew H. Sweet
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EU Hits Pause On U.S. Digital Levy To Focus On Global Corporate Tax Plan

The European Union has agreed to delay a corporate tax plan for the bloc following pressure from the U.S. administration and in a bid to facilitate a broader global tax deal.

Raghavan Mayur
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Job Loss Prospects Erode Support For Tax Increases

When Americans take into account the possibility of job losses, their support for tax increases softens.

Raghavan Mayur
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July Swoon: Economic Optimism Slips

Americans' economic confidence drops slightly in July.

Raghavan Mayur
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Unemployment And Workforce Shrinkage In Republican And Democratic States

tippinsights analyzes unemployment and workforce shrinkages in red and blue states.

Robert Austin
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Driving The Demand For Evs

No doubt, the new cars of the future will be electric! So that leaves us with two remaining questions: How do car buyers feel about that? And, will our electrical infrastructure support the rapid increase in electrical demand?

Raghavan Mayur
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Financial Stress Inches Up In June

The IBD/TIPP Financial Stress Index for June indicates that the situation has not improved from last month. Here’s a look at what is driving up financial stress among Americans and who is feeling it most.

Anjali Krishnan
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Making Gasoline Pay To Offset Emissions

How much more would you pay at the gas station for a cleaner environment? Beyond the personal budget, the answer may significantly impact our planet in the long run.