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Study: American Economic Confidence Hits Lowest Point So Far This Year

Recent polling suggests that American confidence in the nation’s economy has hit its lowest point so far in 2014.


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Gallup: Economic Confidence Slips From High, Half Of Nation Sees Trouble Ahead

A recent Gallup Poll indicates that American confidence in the economy has slipped slightly after hitting a five-year high. The weekly poll also showed that half of the nation feels the economy is getting worse.


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Opinion: Economic Confidence Rises Despite Republican Efforts Against It

Republicans will continue to talk down the economy for the next two months specifically because they want the economy, and the country, to suffer in order to win an election.