United States IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index  2001-2017 | Data | Chart

The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index in the United States rose to 53.4 in September 2017 from an upwardly revised 52.5 in the previous month and above market expectations of 53.1. It is the highest reading since March. The gauge of the six-month economic outlook rose to 51.1 from 49.9 in August; the personal financial outlook index increased to 62 from 60.2. Meanwhile, the measure of confidence in federal economic policies went down to 47.1 from 47.3. Economic Optimism Index in the United States averaged 49.23 from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 62.90 in March of 2002 and a record low of 35.80 in August of 2011.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-05 02:20 PM IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism 50.2 51.3 51.6 51.2
2017-08-08 02:00 PM IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism 52.2 50.2 50.2
2017-09-07 02:00 PM IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism 53.4 52.5 53.1 51.6
2017-10-10 02:00 PM IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism 53.4 51.27
2017-11-07 03:00 PM IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism 51.08
2017-12-05 03:00 PM IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism 50.89


United States Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 95.30 96.80 111.40 51.70 [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.20 0.30 6.70 -3.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.20 3.50 11.20 -11.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos 0.20 0.40 2.70 -3.80 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 11854.40 11758.00 11854.40 1320.40 USD Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 14410.40 14364.70 14490.10 351.90 USD Billion [+]
Personal Spending 0.30 0.20 2.80 -2.00 percent [+]
Personal Income 0.40 0.00 4.60 -5.20 percent [+]
Personal Savings 3.50 3.80 17.00 1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 18.50 11.80 118.60 -17.80 USD Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 9324.53 9296.10 9324.53 39.04 USD Billion [+]
Bank Lending Rate 4.25 4.25 20.50 2.00 percent [+]
Economic Optimism Index 53.40 52.50 62.90 35.80 [+]
Redbook Index 3.60 4.50 7.60 -5.80 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.63 0.62 0.99 0.32 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 79.50 79.40 95.50 23.40 percent of GDP [+]
Chain Store Sales 4162.00 4514.00 15875.00 3129.00 USD Million [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 113.20 112.50 121.10 57.50 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 80.20 83.90 108.60 44.20 [+]
Consumer Confidence Price Trends 2.70 2.60 10.40 0.40 [+]


United States IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index

IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index measures Americans' opinions and outlooks on the economy. The index is based on a nationwide survey of 900 adults and evaluates six-month economic outlook, personal financial outlook, confidence in federal economic policies. Reading above 50 indicates optimism, and below 50 indicates pessimism. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
53.40 52.50 62.90 35.80 2001 - 2017 Monthly




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