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How Workers’ Expectations Justify Powell’s Patience With Inflation
Morning Consult economist John Leer writes that stubbornly high unemployment, the state of low-income workers’ finances and the slow distribution of jobless benefits are among the reasons that fears of an overheating economy are overblown
Broad, Bipartisan Support for $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Package Persists as Senate Gears Up to Tackle Bill
Experiment shows partisan framing does little to affect overall support for Democrats’ plan
Consumer Confidence Increased in February Across the Country, Including in Texas
Morning Consult economist John Leer finds that consumers across almost every state grew more confident in February, a marked improvement from the 37 states that saw an increase in January
When It Comes to Influencing the Impacts of Climate Change, Corporations, Governments Outstrip Individuals, Public Says
Roughly 3 in 4 adults agree that corporations, governments and individuals have a responsibility to act
With Congressional Stimulus Fight Looming, 76% of Voters Back $1.9 Trillion Plan, Including 60% of Republicans
89% of Democrats said they support the proposed COVID-19 aid package
Economic Outlook: Asia-Pacific Countries Lead the Global Consumer Recovery
As the global economic recovery continues, consumers in Asia-Pacific countries are closest to regaining their confidence, while consumers across the Americas remain a long way off, Morning Consult economist John Leer writes.
Ahead of GameStop Trading Hearing, More of the Public Than Not Thinks Fintechs Merit More Regulation
39% of adults said fintech companies should face increased regulation vs. 16% who said the opposite
Exclusive: Report Finds Nearly 9 Million Hadn’t Received COVID-19 Payments Six Months After CARES Act Passed
Brookings report shows more than 5% of eligible recipients didn’t get stimulus check by Sept. 30
Analysis: How Much Will the $1,400 Stimulus Check Help Financially Vulnerable Americans?
Using household survey data, Morning Consult economist John Leer finds that targeted $1,400 stimulus checks issued on March 1 would limit financial hardship for over 20 million adults through July
Over 2 in 5 Voters Believe $75,000 Is the Right Income Cutoff for Stimulus Payments
Just over a quarter said the threshold should be lowered