That's why Marketplace and Edison Research developed the Economic Anxiety Index: to track Americans' experience of their daily economic stresses.
Job security, life expenses and concerns about the financial future all weigh on Americans' minds. The Marketplace Economic Anxiety Index is a scientific poll that measures overall economic stress on a scale of zero to 100; the higher the number, the stronger the anxiety.
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.