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U.S. stocks slip as sentiment survey shows Americans prepping for highest inflation since 2008

U.S. stock indexes were trading lower midday Friday, but off the lows, as data showing a fall consumer sentiment overshadowed an earlier report on a sharp rise in retail sales, while corporate earnings reports remained mixed. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell this week again reassured markets that a rise inflation was likely to be temporary, […]

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Trump ranks among worst U.S. presidents, as Obama moves into top 10, according to new historian survey

Historians are not being kind to Donald Trump’s legacy. According to a recent survey of a group of historians, the 45th president is one of the lowest-rated commanders in chief in U.S. history. The C-SPAN survey, which consisted of 142 “historians, professors and other professional observers of the presidency,” ranked all U.S. presidents in history […]

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U.S. stocks are no longer top pick as investors ‘take a step back,’ Citigroup survey finds

Corrects timing of expected interest rate hikes in third graf to second half of 2022, not 2021. With the stock market near record highs, the threat of a pullback is outweighing investor optimism for a big rally from current levels, according to a Citigroup survey of its clients.  “In some ways, clients seemed willing to […]

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One in four adults say they ended up worse off financially from the pandemic, Fed says

Nearly one-fourth of adults in a new survey said they were worse off financially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Reserve said Monday. The downturn in financial health occurred broadly across the population, the study found. Despite the setbacks, 75% of the adults surveyed still said they were either doing “okay or […]

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Most Americans who view COVID-19 as a threat say they’re still likely to dine out at a restaurant

Dining out, traveling abroad and shopping at the mall — your views on COVID-19 likely inform your willingness to do these activities in the near future. Families are already planning an active summer, especially for their kids, according to survey data from polling firm Ipsos IPS, +1.00%. The vast majority of parents (84%) are planning […]

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