Americas

The FINANCIAL -- Beyond partisan differences over economic policies, there are stark divisions on a fundamental question: What makes someone rich or poor? Most Republicans link a person’s financial standing to their own hard work – or the lack of it. Most Democrats say that whether someone is rich or poor is more attributable to circumstances beyond their ...

The FINANCIAL -- Voters tend to think President Trump has failed to deliver in his first 100 days in office, but that’s largely because Democrats are so ...

The FINANCIAL -- As President Donald Trump nears his 100th day in office, a slight majority of Americans (56%) say his performance in office so far has been about what they expected. The rest are ...

The FINANCIAL -- Nonretired Americans are more confident now than a year ago that they will have enough money to live comfortably in retirement. The 54% who currently believe this is up from 48% in ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' daily self-reports of spending averaged $107 in April, up $7 from March. The April figure is the highest monthly spending average since May 2008, although not meaningfully ...

The FINANCIAL -- American workers are less concerned about being laid off in the coming year than they have been in at least four decades. The current 8% of full- or part-time employees who say they ...