IBD/TIPP Poll Shows 22.7{5667a53774e7bc9e4190cccc01624aae270829869c681dac1da167613dca7d05} Increase in Economic Optimism; Index Returns to Positive Territory for the First Time Since March

William Arsn

Presidential Leadership Index and National Outlook Index rise by double digits across every component The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index, a leading national poll on consumer confidence, revealed dramatic increases in positive sentiment this month, rising from 45.0 to 55.2 (22.7{5667a53774e7bc9e4190cccc01624aae270829869c681dac1da167613dca7d05}) overall. This brings the index back into positive territory for […]

Euro zone economic recovery in danger as services slide

William Arsn

By Jonathan Cable LONDON (Reuters) – Euro zone business growth ground to a halt this month, throwing the economic recovery into question, as fresh restrictions to quell a resurgence in coronavirus infections slammed the services industry into reverse, a survey showed on Wednesday. The renewed downturn in the dominant services […]

Wildfires intensify economic pain in the West

William Arsn

(AP) — The fires consuming the forests of California and Oregon and darkening the skies over San Francisco and Portland are also damaging a regional economy already singed by the coronavirus outbreak. Wildfires are destroying property, running up huge losses for property insurers and putting a strain on economic activity […]

Broadcasting Joe Biden’s Economic Program

William Arsn

A few days ago, Bernie Sanders warned Joe Biden’s campaign that it needed to broaden its focus from attacking Donald Trump. “You got to give people an alternative or reason to vote for you other than saying, ‘I’m not Donald Trump,’ ” Sanders, who is supporting Biden, told PBS. “And that […]