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  • 40% of Consumers, 54% of Investors Rate Personal Finances Positively

    The Rasmussen Consumer Index, which measures consumer confidence on a daily basis, dropped five points on Friday to 98.7. Consumer confidence is up one points with a week ago, is unchanged from a month ago and is down nine points from three months ago.

    The Rasmussen Investor Index is also down five points on Friday, dropping to 113.8 Investor confidence is up three points from a week ago but is down two points from a month ago, but is down 10 points from three months ago.

    Detailed supplemental information, including a daily history and month-by-month trend data, is available for Platinum Members. 

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  • 40% of Consumers, 54% of Investors Rate Personal Finances Positively

    The Rasmussen Consumer Index, which measures consumer confidence on a daily basis, dropped five points on Friday to 98.7. Consumer confidence is up one points with a week ago, is unchanged from a month ago and is down nine points from three months ago.

    The Rasmussen Investor Index is also down five points on Friday, dropping to 113.8 Investor confidence is up three points from a week ago but is down two points from a month ago, but is down 10 points from three months ago.

    Detailed supplemental information, including a daily history and month-by-month trend data, is available for Platinum Members. 

    (Want a free daily e-mail update ? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 47% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Obama's job performance. Fifty-two percent (52%) disapprove (see trends).

    The latest figures include 23% who Strongly Approve of the way Obama is performing as president and 42% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -19.

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 47% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Obama's job performance. Fifty-two percent (52%) disapprove (see trends).

    The latest figures include 23% who Strongly Approve of the way Obama is performing as president and 42% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -19.

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 47% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Obama's job performance. Fifty-two percent (52%) disapprove (see trends).

    The latest figures include 23% who Strongly Approve of the way Obama is performing as president and 42% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -19.

  • 25% of Adults Will Get Dressed Up For Halloween

    Most American adults still don’t think Halloween is just for kids, and a few more will be playing dress up this year.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 25% of American Adults say they will get dressed up for Halloween this year. That’s up from 19% last year and the highest number of adults to get in costume in five years of tracking. Most adults (69%), however, won’t be dressing up this year. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on October 26-27, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Americans Favor Halloween Costumes, Candy in School

    Some schools continue to prohibit Halloween costumes and candy, and most Americans still disagree with these policies.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 71% of American Adults believe children should be allowed to wear Halloween costumes in class. This is up from 63% last year. Twenty-one percent (21%) disagree. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on October 26-27, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Arkansas Governor: Hutchinson (R) 50%, Ross (D) 43%

    Republican Asa Hutchinson has extended his lead over Democrat Mike Ross in the race to be Arkansas’ next governor.

    The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Arkansas Voters shows Hutchinson with 50% support to Ross’ 43%. Three percent (3%) like some other candidate, and four percent (4%) remain undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 967 Likely Voters in Arkansas was conducted on October 27-29, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • North Carolina Senate: Hagan (D) 47%, Tillis (R) 46%

    Kay Hagan, long viewed as perhaps the Senate’s most endangered Democrat, is still hanging in there in the closing days of North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race.

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    The survey of 982 Likely Voters in North Carolina was conducted on October 28-29, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Arkansas Senate: Cotton (R) 51%, Pryor (D) 44%

    The clock is running out for Democrat Mark Pryor to keep from losing his U.S. Senate seat in Arkansas to Republican Congressman Tom Cotton.

    The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Arkansas Voters shows Cotton with 51% of the vote to Pryor’s 44%. Four percent (4%) like some other candidate in the race, and two percent (2%) remain undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 967 Likely Voters in Arkansas was conducted on October 27-29, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.