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Americans’ financial optimism hits 16-year high — despite reasons to feel otherwise

69% expect their financial situation to improve over the next year.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 12th, 2019

Trump Approval Rating Hits Two-Year High

President Trump's job approval rating has soared to its highest level in two years, according to the latest Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll survey.  Fueled by voter optimism about the e.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 31st, 2019

Economic Report: Consumer confidence hits 6-month high on strong labor market

Consumer confidence surged in May to a six-month high, spurred by a strong labor market, a new survey showed. Higher gas prices and a flareup in trade tensions with China appeared to do little to dampen the optimism of Americans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2019

Economic Report: Consumer confidence hits 6-month high despite China trade tensions, costlier gas

Consumer confidence surged in May to a six-month high, spurred by a strong labor market, a new survey showed. Higher gas prices and a flareup in trade tensions with China appeared to do little to dampen the optimism of Americans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2019

As bank profits soar, Wall Street’s political spending hits new high

Banks and financial institutions dramatically increased their political spending as Congress debated, and then passed, legislation last year that rolled back several key industry regulations......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 30th, 2019

Americans" financial happiness hits a new high

Although the index dipped at the end of 2018 due to a sharp decline in stock prices, it reached 36.1 for the quarter ended March 31, marking the highest reading in the 20-plus years tracked......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 25th, 2019

Average US Credit Score Hits An All Time High

Something unexpected happened after the financial crisis: Americans have become far more responsible when it comes to their finances. At least that is the conclusion one would derive by looking at the average US credit score, wh.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 19th, 2019

The Trump Tax Law Has Changed Investing

By Harvey Bezozi Most Americans this year will feel the effect of the new tax law, in one way or another, on their personal financial positions. Some will benefit thanks .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 1st, 2019

Markets Right Now: 10-year Treasury yield hits 4-year high

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 24th, 2018

Some people aren"t eating bananas because they are high in sugar — but that thinking is misguided

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. Americans eat an average of 27 pounds of bananas per person per year — making it the most heavily consume.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 28th, 2018

Ujjivan Financial hits 52-week high on strong Q4 results

The stock hit a 52-week high of Rs 432, up 7% on the BSE after the company reported consolidated net profit at Rs 649 million in March quarter against Rs 194 million in year ago quarter.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 11th, 2018

Ujjivan Financial hits 52-week high post Q4 results

The stock hit a 52-week high of Rs 432, up 7% on the BSE after the company reported consolidated net profit at Rs 649 million in March quarter against Rs 194 million in year ago quarter.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 11th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar index hits 6-month high on trade optimism

The U.S. dollar surged anew on Monday, with a key dollar index at its best level since late last year, as investors cheered signs of easing trade tensions between U.S. and China......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2018

Two-Thirds Of Americans Say High Cost Of Living, Gas Prices Are Biggest Financial Risks

If one listens to the NFIB small business survey, or for that matter any of the other periodic confidence surveys over the past year virtually all of which are at or near record highs, life in the US has never been better......»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 13th, 2018

NewsWatch: Optimism about the economy is so high it suggests a recession is ‘imminent,’ analyst warns

Investors in U.S. stocks have plenty of reasons to feel goo.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 30th, 2018

Market Extra: Optimism about the economy is so high it suggests a recession is ‘imminent,’ analyst warns

Investors in U.S. stocks have plenty of reasons to feel goo.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 31st, 2018

Americans Are Grilling More Steaks For Labor Day In The "Greatest Economy Ever"

As consumer confidence explodes to an 18-year high, not seen since the dot-com bubble, Americans feel like they have got more money. Despite negative real wage growth for the bottom 90 percent, and consumer credit exploding higher a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 2nd, 2018

August Small Business Optimism Hits Record High

Small business owners are more optimistic than ever. The National Federation of Independent Businesses reported Tuesday morning the highest optimism reading in the 45-year history of the group's........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 11th, 2018

UMich Sentiment Soars As Economic Optimism Hits 14 Year High

Led by a jump in both current conditions and consumer expectations, University of Michigan's Sentiment Survey jumped from 96.2 to 100.8, handily beating expectations of a 96.6 print, and the second highest level since.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 14th, 2018

Capitol Report: Consumer confidence surges in September to 18-year high, near all-time peak

Americans are the most confident in the U.S. economy in 18 years and the level of optimism is not far from an all-time high, a closely followed survey shows. The consumer confidence index climbed to 138.4 in September......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 25th, 2018

Economic Report: Americans are the most confident in the economy in 18 years despite stock slump

Americans’ confidence in the U.S. economy stood at an 18-year high in October, suggesting the recent slump in the stock market has not dimmed their optimism......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 30th, 2018