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For African-Americans, a fear of recession

Oct 18, 2018
The Marketplace-Edison Research Poll also found that more blacks worry a recession will affect them than whites do.
A man walks by the New York Stock Exchange.
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What really led to Trump's victory?

Apr 27, 2018
One political science professor says that the "left behind" argument isn't what really drove the outcome of the 2016 presidential election.
President Donald Trump speaks during election night at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York on Nov. 9, 2016.

What makes gig economy workers anxious?

Mar 8, 2018
New data from the Marketplace-Edison Research Poll suggest nontraditional employees have a lot of financial worries.
A Lyft driver navigates to her passenger in San Francisco. A quarter of American workers now participate in the gig economy, the latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll finds.
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African-Americans, women and millennials have more economic anxiety than the rest of the country

Mar 7, 2018
Whether your economic anxiety has increased or decreased in the last year depends on who you are, according to the latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll.
Pedestrians walk by a building advertising available retail space on Lexington Avenue on February 8, 2018 in New York. 

You think Washington has 'forgotten' you — and it doesn't matter what party you're in

Apr 24, 2017
As we approach the president's 100th day in office, Americans tell us they are less anxious about the economy. But, there's still a disconnect, according to our latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll.
A person watches the televised inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States while in Times Square on Jan. 20 in New York City.
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Key for Trump voters? Economic anxiety

Nov 11, 2016
White people without college degrees feel the pinch.
President-elect Donald Trump meets supporters during election night at the New York Hilton Midtown. 

Yes, wages are rising faster than in several years. No, that isn’t great.

Nov 4, 2016
The monthly jobs report from the Labor Department said wages are growing at the fastest rate since the economic recovery started seven years. That’s good, certainly. But labor market experts looking at the bigger picture might revise that assessment downward for working Americans to kind of OK.
A woman waits for a job at a temporary employment agency in North Dakota. ProPublica's Emily Corwin discusses the work opportunity tax credit's benefits for temp agencies and the persistent lack of solutions for workers.
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Despite economic recovery, many Americans still feeling anxious

Oct 17, 2016
As the economy approaches "full employment," only 34 percent feel financially secure.
Thirty-seven percent of Americans say their personal situations have improved since last year.
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GDP numbers fall short of predictions, but does it matter?

Jul 29, 2016
The country's GDP grew 1.2 percent.
U.S. GDP grew 1.2 percent, missing expectations.
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