Americas

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' daily self-reports of spending climbed to an average of $101 in February. This is the highest average for the month of February since 2008, when spending averaged $106. The latest monthly average is up $13 from January's figure, but still lower than December's holiday-influenced ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' confidence in the U.S. economy last week is about even with what it was the previous week. Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index averaged +9 for the week ending Feb. ...

The FINANCIAL -- Blacks in the U.S. have consistently rated their current satisfaction with their lives lower than have whites, Asians and Hispanics in recent years. At the same time, blacks have ...

The FINANCIAL -- Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, Florida, residents had the highest well-being of the 189 communities Gallup and Healthways surveyed in 2015-2016, claiming the top spot for the second ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' emotional health has suffered since the 2016 election. The average percentage experiencing worry on any given day has increased 4.1 percentage points to 33.3% since early ...

The FINANCIAL -- Since mid-February, 42% of all Americans have approved of the job President Donald Trump is doing, while 53% have disapproved. Substantially more Americans disapprove strongly (41%) ...