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Gallup US ECI  
Released On 3/7/2017 8:30:00 AM For Feb, 2017
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Highlights
In February, the economic confidence index averaged plus 8, three points below January's record-setting score. One-third of U.S. adults described economic conditions as "excellent" or "good," while 20 percent rated them as "poor." This resulted in the current conditions score of plus 13 for the month -- a three-point increase from January's score and a nine-year high for this component. However, opinions about the future trajectory of the economy, however, soured last month. Less than half of U.S. adults (48 percent) said economic conditions were "getting better," while nearly as many (45 percent) said they were getting worse -- yielding a score of plus 3 for the economic outlook component. In January, the economic outlook component averaged percent 11.

Definition
Gallup's Economic Confidence Index is a composite of two questions that Gallup asks daily of a nationally representative sample of 500 adults and reports weekly based on approximately 3,500 interviews. The first asks Americans to evaluate current economic conditions and the other measures their perceptions of whether the economy is getting better or getting worse. The two questions have equal weight in the index. The survey is conducted with respondents contacted on landlines and cellphones.  Why Investors Care
 

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