Amnesty and the Economy: A Juan Valdez Overload
Gallup.com reports that
Americans’ confidence in the economy in July was the lowest it has been in any month since April. Gallup’s Economic Confidence Index slipped to -12 last month, down from -8 in June and -7 in May — with the May reading representing the most positive monthly average since Gallup began tracking economic confidence daily in 2008. Still, consumers’ confidence remains higher than the -16 reading in March — the lowest monthly score this year — which encompassed the public’s reaction to the automatic budget cuts that took effect as part of sequestration.
Also, according to Gallup, 35% of Americans say that Economic Conditions are Poor, Only 19% of Americans believe that Economic Conditions are Good. 42% of Americans believe that things are getting better. 53% of us believe that things are still in their descent down the ol’…
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