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November 29, 2022

Twitter Users Divided Over Elon Musk Purchase

Elon Musk paid $44 billion to buy Twitter, but regular users of the social-media platform have divergent opinions on whether the new owner will improve the site.

November 11, 2022

Consumer Spending Update: Economic Confidence Up Slightly in November

Economic confidence increased to 86.3 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, half-a-point higher than October.

October 20, 2022

Confidence in Housing Market Declines

In a potential signal of declining economic optimism, homeowners are becoming less confident in the resale value of their homes.

October 14, 2022

Consumer Spending Update: Economic Confidence Declines in October

Economic confidence decreased to 85.8 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, more than three points lower than September.

October 10, 2022

Homelessness Has Gotten Worse, Most Americans Believe

Despite billions of dollars in federal spending to help the homeless, most Americans believe the problem has gotten worse. 

September 28, 2022

57% See Depression Ahead

With the stock market tumbling, a majority of Americans think it’s likely there’s an economic depression in the future.

September 26, 2022

Most Americans Say Diversity Is Good for the Country

A majority of Americans say they live in racially diverse neighborhoods, and view the country’s diversity as a positive factor.

September 20, 2022

More Than Half Have Gone a Week Without Paying Cash

As the use of debit and credit cards increases, fewer Americans now are paying cash for most purchases.

September 14, 2022

62% Still Expect Higher Gas Prices

The price of gasoline has decreased significantly in the past two months, but most Americans continue to think they’ll be paying more at the pump in the future.

September 9, 2022

Consumer Spending Update: Economic Confidence Up Slightly in September

Economic confidence increased to 89.4 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, slightly higher than August.

August 31, 2022

Most Americans Still Not Sold on Electric Cars

The federal government is spending billions of dollars to promote electric vehicles, but most Americans still don’t consider them practical.

August 25, 2022

Rasmussen Reports Offers 2022 Polling Co-Branding to All U.S. Political Sponsors

As we did in election year 2020, Rasmussen Reports again offers sponsored polling services to all U.S.-based political issue groups and political campaigns at both a national and state level. Groups and campaigns from all parts of the U.S. political spectrum are welcome to participate – left, right and center. All are welcome to apply to sponsor a co-branded Rasmussen Reports poll.

August 17, 2022

Can You Trust a Lawyer?

Barely a third of Americans think lawyers are trustworthy, and the legal profession’s reputation hasn’t improved much in recent years.

August 12, 2022

Consumer Spending Update: Economic Confidence Rebounds in August

Economic confidence increased to 89.3 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, more than 10 points higher than July.

August 11, 2022

More Workers Expect Higher Wages

Fewer than one-in-five workers think they could advance their careers by leaving their current jobs, and most expect a raise within a year.

August 9, 2022

Inflation: Most Americans Expect Even Higher Grocery Prices

Americans have noticed they’re paying higher grocery prices, and most expect the cost of food to keep going up.

August 5, 2022

Views on Job Market Turn Pessimistic Again

Negative opinions about the job market have increased since spring and, by a 12-point margin, more Americans expect unemployment to increase in the next year.

July 8, 2022

Consumer Spending Update: Economic Confidence Hits Record Low in July

Economic confidence decreased to 78.6 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, nearly 10 points lower than June. The index is now at its lowest point since it began in 2014.

July 5, 2022

78% Expect Even Higher Gas Prices

The past six months have seen a dramatic increase in gasoline prices, most Americans expect the cost to continue rising. 

June 24, 2022

Only 14% Think a Robot Could Do Their Job

Even though a majority of Americans can imagine a future where most jobs are done by robots, few believe their own job could be one of those.