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

The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index declined to 55.3 in March of 2017 from 56.4 in February and below market expectations of 57.1. Although it was the lowest figure since November of 2016, Americans remained optimistic that President Trump will deliver on his promises to boost employment and growth. The personal financial outlook index edged down 0.2 points to 62.6 and the measure of confidence in federal economic policies slipped 1.3 points to 49.6. Also, the six-month economic outlook lost 2 points to 53.6. 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)
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 55.3 56.4 57.1 55.3
2017-04-04 02:00 PM Apr 55.3 54.12
2017-05-09 02:00 PM May 53.28
2017-06-06 02:00 PM Jun 52.63




United States Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 97.60 96.30 111.40 51.70 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.10 0.60 6.70 -3.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 5.70 6.00 11.20 -11.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos 0.20 1.20 2.70 -3.80 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 11655.00 11569.00 11655.00 1320.40 USD Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 14345.40 14281.20 14345.40 351.90 USD Billion [+]
Personal Spending 0.20 0.50 2.80 -2.00 percent [+]
Personal Income 0.40 0.30 4.60 -5.20 percent [+]
Personal Savings 5.50 5.40 17.00 1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 8.79 14.76 115.00 -18.00 USD Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 9130.82 9128.74 9141.48 39.04 USD Billion [+]
Bank Lending Rate 3.75 3.75 20.50 2.00 percent [+]
Economic Optimism Index 55.30 56.40 62.90 35.80 [+]
Redbook Index 1.20 1.30 7.60 -5.80 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.61 0.61 0.99 0.32 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 79.40 78.80 95.50 23.40 percent of GDP [+]
Chain Store Sales 3129.00 8741.00 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 March of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
55.30 56.40 62.90 35.80 2001 - 2017 Monthly



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Euro Area 108.00 Feb/17
European Union 108.90 Feb/17
Israel 119.90 Jan/17
Latvia 104.90 Feb/17
Slovakia 105.60 Feb/17
Turkey 91.50 Feb/17
United States 55.30 Mar/17