Americas

The FINANCIAL -- For the seventh year in a row, less than 20% of Americans approved of the job that Congress is doing. In 2016, approval averaged 17% for the year, only slightly better than the all-time low average of 14% in ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans are more likely to be positive about the cost, coverage and quality of their own healthcare than they are about the same aspects of healthcare nationwide. For both their ...

The FINANCIAL -- More Americans now mention healthcare costs (27%) than mention access (20%) when asked to name the most urgent health problem facing the U.S. These two issues typically rank at the ...

The FINANCIAL -- The Republican Party made deep inroads into America’s middle-class communities in 2016. Although many middle-class areas voted for Barack Obama in 2008, they overwhelmingly favored ...

The FINANCIAL -- Slightly more Americans agree (52%) than disagree (45%) that the federal government is responsible for making sure all Americans have healthcare coverage. This balance of views is ...

The FINANCIAL -- On the 75th anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, and decades after Japan's economy grew exponentially following World War II, most Americans no longer consider Japan ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans are evenly divided in their assessment of the way Donald Trump is handling his presidential transition, with 48% approving and 48% disapproving. By contrast, 65% or more ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans eat more chicken and less beef than they used to. They drink less milk – especially whole milk – and eat less ice cream, but they consume way more cheese. Their diets ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' confidence in the economy remains higher than at any point since January 2008, with Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index averaging +8 for the week ending Dec. 11. This ...