U.S. Economic Confidence Positive for First Time in Pandemic

Posted on AllSides April 26th, 2021
From The Center

Gallup's Economic Confidence Index registered a score of +2 in April, the first time it has been net positive since early March 2020, just before then-President Donald Trump declared a national emergency amid rising coronavirus infections. The U.S. entered a brief but severe recession as business activity slowed amid stay-at-home orders, with the index dropping to -32 in early April.

Americans' economic evaluations improved in the ensuing months, staying just inside negative territory at -1 immediately after the presidential election. Confidence slumped again amid rising COVID-19 infections and deaths in...

Read full story

AllSides Picks


More News about Economy and Jobs from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right