Economic Confidence Improving

Gallup‘s U.S. Economic Confidence Index increased slightly to -15 for the week ending Feb. 23, after registering -17 or lower the prior four weeks. While the index is still negative, it is nearing the highest weekly average in 2014 to date: -13 found in early January, before the Dow Jones Industrial Average took a major dive.”

Bottom Line: “More [Americans] today than in the recent past believe the economy is improving. This could be in response to an improving stock market over the past few weeks.”

Gallup Economic Confidence Index -- Weekly Averages, 2013-2014

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