Americas

The FINANCIAL -- For the 12th year in a row, more Americans say there is "too much" government regulation of business and industry than say there is either "too little" or "the right amount." Forty-five percent of U.S. adults say there is too much government regulation of business and industry, compared with 23% who think there is too little and 29% the right ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans think both parties in Congress are performing poorly. Just 20% approve of the job Republicans in Congress are doing, the lowest to date in Gallup's 18-year trend. ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' confidence in the U.S. economy improved slightly last week. Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index was +6 for the week ending Oct. 8 -- up four points from the prior ...