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.

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AmCham Survey Shows Optimism

While last year was challenging for the global economy, Taiwan demonstrated its resilience with an impressive economic performance, according to a survey of 1,050 members from 500 international companies. Among the respondents, more than 87 percent expressed confidence in Taiwan's economic growth over the next 12 months, while 83

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Inflation Wreaks Havoc On Economic Confidence In 2022

The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index swoons in January.

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12 Charts Explain Why President Biden's Ratings Are On Life Support

One-year anniversary report of President Biden's performance

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Omicron-Hit U.S. Sinks In COVID Recovery Index As Asia Leads

The latest edition of the Nikkei COVID-19 Recovery Index highlights a divide between Asia and the West. The U.S. has a particularly rough time as the omicron variant drives an explosion in cases. Asian economies occupy half the top 15 spots. So far, the region has been spared a

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21 Charts Review Biden's America In 2021

The year that was in numbers.

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5 Threats To The Global Economy In 2022

Vaccine-resistant COVID Variants Omicron might not be the curveball to throw the economic recovery off track, but a future variant could potentially be one such risk. Supply Chain Bottlenecks While there are signs that supply shortages are easing with a drop in shipping costs and a rise in chip exports,

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Public Says No To Tax Increases

Americans Oppose Tax Increases to Fund Increased Government Spending

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Atta Boy, Joe Manchin

This is a no on this legislation.

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President Biden's Lackluster Leadership

Performance And Leadership

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U.S., Allies 'Biggest Beneficiaries Of Australia's $17b China Trade Row, Report Finds

UTS's Australia-China Relations Institute has released figures that show the value of 12 Australian exports to China affected by sanctions fell by $US12.6 billion ($17.3b) in the first nine months of this year compared with 2019. During the same period, the value of U.S. exports of the

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I&I/TIPP Poll: Americans Blame Biden, Not Big Business, For Inflation And Supply-Chain Chaos

Americans hold Washington accountable for inflation and President Biden and government regulations for supply chain issues.

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President Biden Wants Climate Change As Part Of National Security, But What Do Americans Think?

President Biden Sees Climate Change As A National Security Issue, But What Do Americans Think?