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

The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index rose to 56.4 in February of 2017 from 55.6 in January. It is the highest figure since October of 2004, as Americans are hopeful that President Trump will deliver on his promises to boost employment and growth. The personal financial outlook index gained 0.5 points to 62.8 and the measure of confidence in federal economic policies rose 2.4 point to 50.9. In contrast, the six-month economic outlook edged down 0.4 points to 55.6. Economic Optimism Index in the United States averaged 49.12 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 Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-12-06 03:00 PM Dec 54.8 51.4 52.3 51.6
2017-01-11 03:00 PM Jan 55.6 54.8 54.9
2017-02-07 03:00 PM Feb 56.4 55.6 56.2 56
2017-03-07 03:00 PM Mar 56.4 54.77
2017-04-04 02:00 PM Apr 53.72
2017-05-09 02:00 PM May 52.94




United States Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 95.70 98.50 111.40 51.70 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.40 1.00 6.70 -3.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 5.60 4.40 11.20 -11.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos 0.80 0.40 2.70 -3.80 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 11640.40 11569.00 11640.40 1320.40 USD Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 14281.20 14225.10 14281.20 351.90 USD Billion [+]
Personal Spending 0.50 0.20 2.80 -2.00 percent [+]
Personal Income 0.30 0.10 4.60 -5.20 percent [+]
Personal Savings 5.40 5.50 17.00 1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 14.16 25.20 115.00 -18.00 USD Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 9128.74 9136.21 9141.48 39.04 USD Billion [+]
Bank Lending Rate 3.75 3.64 20.50 2.00 percent [+]
Economic Optimism Index 56.40 55.60 62.90 35.80 [+]
Redbook Index 1.10 0.90 7.60 -5.80 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.61 0.61 0.99 0.32 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 78.80 78.40 95.50 23.40 percent of GDP [+]
Chain Store Sales 8741.00 5754.00 15875.00 3362.00 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 February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
56.40 55.60 62.90 35.80 2001 - 2017 Monthly



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Euro Area 108.20 Jan/17
European Union 108.70 Jan/17
Israel 118.60 Dec/16
Latvia 104.20 Jan/17
Slovakia 103.40 Jan/17
Turkey 85.70 Jan/17
United States 56.40 Feb/17