Americas

The FINANCIAL -- Gallup's November update of Americans' 2017 holiday spending plans finds consumers planning to spend an average $862 on Christmas gifts this year. That is sharply higher than their planned spending at this time last year. It is also significantly higher than their estimate in any November since 2007 -- just before the 2007-2009 ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' confidence in the economy was steady last week, holding at the highest level since mid-August and one of the highest levels in the past nine years. Gallup's U.S. Economic ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans' satisfaction with the way things are going in the U.S. has edged up to 25% in November from this year's low of 21% last month, a reading that likely resulted from the mass ...

The FINANCIAL -- Americans continue to rate President Donald Trump better on the economy than on taxes, the situation with North Korea, foreign affairs and healthcare policy. Although the economy is ...

The FINANCIAL -- In the month between the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas and the Nov. 5 mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Gallup found that 51% of Americans prefer the government pass ...

The FINANCIAL -- The number of assaults against Muslims in the United States rose significantly between 2015 and 2016, easily surpassing the modern peak reached in 2001, the year of the September 11 ...