Consumer Spending Update: Economic Confidence Inches Toward 5-Year High
The Rasmussen Reports Economic Index climbed to 143.4 in May, up three points from last month and the highest finding this year.
Enthusiasm about the economy started to grow immediately following Donald Trump's election as president in November 2016 and spiked to 145.9 in February 2018. By comparison, in President Obama’s final years in office, this index reached a high of 121.5 in January 2015 and was at 108.1 his last month in the White House.
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