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

The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index was steady at 51.3 in June of 2017, the lowest level since October 2016. The reading came below market expectations of 51.6 but remained above 50 for 9 consecutive month as roaring stock market and solid job gains continued to make people feel good about the economy. The six-month economic outlook increased 3.2 percent to 51.2, following two consecutive months of decline and the personal financial outlook edged up to 57.2 from 57.1, ending two months of decline. On the other hand, confidence in federal economic policies dropped 3.6 percent to 45. Economic Optimism Index in the United States averaged 49.18 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 Forecast (i)
2017-04-04 02:00 PM Apr 51.7 55.3 53.2 54.1
2017-05-09 02:00 PM May 51.3 51.7 52.3 53.3
2017-06-08 02:00 PM Jun 51.3 51.3 51.6 50.9
2017-07-05 02:00 PM Jul 51.3 50.91
2017-08-08 02:00 PM Aug 50.69
2017-09-05 02:00 PM Sep 50.53




United States Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 94.50 97.10 111.40 51.70 [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.30 0.40 6.70 -3.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.80 4.60 11.20 -11.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos -0.30 0.40 2.70 -3.80 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 11688.50 11669.80 11688.50 1320.40 USD Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 14432.50 14428.50 14432.50 351.90 USD Billion [+]
Personal Spending 0.40 0.30 2.80 -2.00 percent [+]
Personal Income 0.40 0.20 4.60 -5.20 percent [+]
Personal Savings 5.30 5.30 17.00 1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 8.20 19.50 118.60 -17.80 USD Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 9220.64 9177.64 9220.64 39.04 USD Billion [+]
Bank Lending Rate 4.00 4.00 20.50 2.00 percent [+]
Economic Optimism Index 51.30 51.30 62.90 35.80 [+]
Redbook Index 2.80 2.10 7.60 -5.80 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.63 0.64 0.99 0.32 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 79.50 79.40 95.50 23.40 percent of GDP [+]
Chain Store Sales 4254.00 4223.00 15875.00 3129.00 USD Million [+]


United States IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index Notes

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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
51.30 51.30 62.90 35.80 2001 - 2017 Monthly



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