Trended data shows the percentage of Americans who believe the stock market will go up in the next year has been decreasing since it reached a peak in mid-April, although the figure remains higher than it was in general prior to the pandemic.
A majority of Americans approve of the executive orders signed by President Donald Trump to extend COVID-19 economic relief, but fewer think he’ll be able to implement them.
According to recent Economist/YouGov Polls, two in five (40%) Americans have a favorable opinion of Pence, compared to 37 percent of Americans who say they have a favorable opinion of Harris. A quarter (25%) of Americans remain uncertain about their opinion of Harris, while only 14 percent are uncertain of their opinion of Pence.
Most Americans, including members of President Obama's own party, thought the country was on the wrong track before his re-election. It’s not unlike what President Trump is facing today.
California Senator Kamala Harris was one of the best-known women being considered by Joe Biden to be his running mate. Very few of his supporters said any choice would have made them change their mind about voting for him in November.
Pop quiz: do you know what the current unemployment rate is? Only one in four adults (24%) are aware of where it is today, according to data in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll.
Most Biden supporters (51%) believe Harris will be an asset to the ticket, and only about one in eight (12%) believe she will hurt his chances of becoming president.
Twice as many registered voters in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll believe age gives candidates experience and wisdom (45%) to do a good job as say it makes it too difficult to do the work of a president (23%).
Two in five (40%) would be vaccinated when the vaccine is ready, but 27 percent would not — and even more say they aren’t sure what they would do.
Even as Americans grapple with economic challenges, most in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll still prioritize protecting people from the health effects of the COVID-19 outbreak (63%) over the economic effects (37%).