Americas

The FINANCIAL -- U.S. investor optimism about the nation's investing climate jumped markedly in the first quarter, following steady gains throughout 2016. The Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism Index stands at +126, up from +96 in the fourth quarter of 2016 and +40 a year ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' confidence in the economy returned to its recent levels last week after a record-setting post-recession high the week before. Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index was ...

The FINANCIAL -- Record percentages of Americans are concerned about global warming, believe it is occurring, consider it a serious threat and say it is caused by human activity. All of these ...

The FINANCIAL -- Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index remained firmly in positive territory at +11 for the week ending March 19. The score is in line with most weekly results since Americans' ...

The FINANCIAL -- Fifty-nine percent of Americans say they worry "a great deal" or "a fair amount" about illegal immigration. This level of concern is typical of what Gallup has measured over the past ...