Jul 17, 2012 Americans spent less on cars, computers and other retail items in June, held back by concerns about job stability and the global economy.
Jul 5, 2012 Amidst glimpses of positive economic indicators, dismal consumer confidence continues as retail sales figures are down for chain stores in June.
Jun 29, 2012 Lawmakers in Washington are poised today to approve a bill that provides billions for transportation projects and lowers student loan interest rates.
Jun 27, 2012 Gallup's editor-in-chief talks about the negative numbers on consumer confidence in the U.S., and how it might affect the presidential election.
Jul 1, 2012 A decision is expected from the Supreme Court on President Obama's health care overhaul, which is sure to have big economic implications however it is decided -- but there are some other high stakes battles going on.
May 29, 2012 Housing prices in March were up a tiny bit from the month before, but it is the first time in seven months that the data hasn't shown a decline.
May 24, 2012 The Los Angeles City Council has voted to phase out plastic bags at the checkout with a ten cent tax. Other cities around the country have enacted similar measures, but Los Angeles is the largest U.S. city to do so.
Apr 26, 2012 Gallup's latest surveys asked how Americans were feeling about their personal finances, and whether they think they'll be able to retire comfortably.
Apr 12, 2012 Leaders in Washington D.C. are talking about changing the current height regulations on buildings in the city.
Apr 3, 2012 A new report from the General Services Administration's inspector general says government officials spent hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars on a training conference near Las Vegas -- and the money wasn't only going to binders and bag lunches.