President Donald Trump’s job approval rating has stabilized near record lows, meaning it can only go up from here. The president’s approval rating is now registering 34% or 35% in each Gallup daily poll tracking three-day rolling averages since August 20.
American voters are not impressed with the job performance of the House of Representatives and Senate. However, Republicans are not as dubious as Democrats. At least, that’s according to a recent poll conducted by Rasmussen Reports.
Numbers don’t lie. But maybe they sometimes do. U.S. revised second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) came in at three percent, but billionaire investor Warren Buffet said it certainly doesn’t feel like three percent. According to the Commerce Department, the U.S. economy grew faster than expected in the second quarter, notching its quickest pace in more (more…)
“Do as I say, not as I do.” The majority of Americans do not approve of the way President Trump has conducted himself since becoming president.
Despite depleted retirement savings, a recent study has found that the majority of Americans will need nursing home care at some point in their lives. The study results are a stark contrast to the 35% estimate used by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If you’re from Maryland it’s about to get a lot more expensive to stay healthy. Those insured through the individual health exchange will see their premiums soar by as much as 50% in 2018.
Selling Pressure Seen on Short Term-Treasuries as Fears of Default Rise U.S. Treasury Bills, most often used as the proxy for “risk-free” investments, are facing the risk of default—or so believes the market. The yields on Treasury Bills (T-Bills) maturing in October have spiked fears that the American government will default on its short-term debt (more…)
North Korea Missile Launch Hurts U.S. Markets The U.S. dollar index has fallen to the lowest level since early 2015 after North Korea launched a ballistic missile over Japan, once more causing fear to stir across the market and creating instability in the economy.
The political discord within the Republican party rages on, in public, for everyone to see. Unlike a solar eclipse, you don’t need to look away. President Trump attacked fellow Republican, Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) after the Senator publicly questioned Trump’s stability and competence to effectively lead the country.
The majority of Americans continue to have a very or somewhat negative view of the federal government. In fact, less than a third of U.S. adults say they view the federal government in a favorable light. While higher than the 17% recorded in 2011, it still paints a dismal picture of American attitudes toward the (more…)