Economic confidence leads stocks higher
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Gallup’s U.S. Economic Confidence Index improved to -13 for the week ending Jan. 20, from -18 the week prior. Americans’ confidence in the economy has improved for three weeks in a row after deteriorating during fiscal cliff negotiations.
The current -13 economic confidence rating is just three points off the post-2008 high Gallup measured in late October/early November.
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