Americas

The FINANCIAL -- Out of all the states, residents of Massachusetts were the most positive about the U.S. economy in 2016, scoring an average +2 on Gallup's Economic Confidence Index. Other states with slightly positive scores were California, Hawaii, Maryland and Washington -- all averaging +1 for the ...

The FINANCIAL -- As Donald Trump becomes the 45th U.S. president, he faces a nation without one dominant, clear-cut problem. Between 8% and 11% of Americans, when asked to name the nation's most ...

The FINANCIAL -- Almost one-in-five voting members of the House and Senate are a racial or ethnic minority, making the 115th U.S. Congress the most diverse in history. And while Congress as a whole ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' confidence in the U.S. economy reached new heights last week. Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index inched past its prior high of +11 to +13 for the week ending Jan. ...