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Bank On The Economic Recovery With 3 Big Yields

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How are you feeling lately? Do you think the economy is getting stronger and stronger? Or perhaps it is on the precipice of collapse now that President Biden has been sworn in? Maybe you feel that President Trump being out of office means the economy will finally be on the right course?


You're not alone in your feelings. It can be important to know what consumers are thinking and feeling regarding the economy - so important that there are frequent attempts to determine how much confidence Americans have in the US economy.

Confidence in the US economy has been measured weekly by Gallup for a long time, you can see the results below:

Source: Gallup

As of Feb. 25, the confidence rating was -13. This is actually a 20 point improvement since November.

We can see that this confidence widely varies along partisan lines:

Source: Gallup

A sharp reversal of opinions was seen as the presidency of the United States switched from one party to another. So outside of measuring individuals' feelings about the economy, how is it actually doing?

When COVID-19 struck, it hit the US economy extremely hard. While it's up for debate as to whether the virus or measures to stop its spread were more damaging, that's a debate for another time.

We can see, however, that the US economy according to the US Weekly Economic Index shows how the US economy has been steady and strongly recovering since the drop in March and April. The US economy has room to run to recover to prior levels and beyond.

What will help to get it there?

  • Continued low interest rates and an easy-money environment from the Federal Reserve.
  • Large injections of liquidity by

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