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Economic Optimism Jumps With Dow Jones, China Trade Hopes: IBD/TIPP Poll

The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index jumped 3.4 points to 56.6 into strongly optimistic territory at the start of July. A resurgent Dow Jones and rising hopes for a China trade deal fueled a bounce after trade fears had dragged down sentiment. Readings over the neutral 50 level reflect optimism.

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After June Slide, Economic Optimism Gets a Boost in July According to IBD/TIPP Poll

LOS ANGELES -- July 2, 2019 -- The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index, a leading national poll on consumer confidence, increased 6.4 percent in July, regaining some ground after last month’s 9.2 percent slide. July’s 56.6 reading also ensured that the index continues its record run in positive territory, now reaching 34 consecutive months. An index reading below 50 for the IBD/TIPP indexes indicates pessimism while above 50 signals optimism.

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85% Not Keen On Facebook Libra As Cryptocurrencies Still Lack Broad Acceptance: IBD/TIPP Poll

While some investors see the forthcoming Facebook (FB) cryptocurrency as a sign of mainstream adoption for digital currencies, the overwhelming majority of Americans are not enthused. Fully 85% are not interested in Facebook Libra, a new IBD/TIPP Poll has found. Meanwhile, a majority said they are unlikely to own any cryptocurrency, including Bitcoin.

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Should Big Tech Companies Break Up? Many Consumers Say Yes

Washington politicians may have struck a chord among voters with their calls to break up big tech companies. A new poll finds consumers are worried about an Amazon monopoly, Facebook or Google monopoly, as well as large tech companies' impact on data security, privacy, competition and other issues.

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Is Boeing Stock A Buy Right Now? This Is What You Need To Know

Boeing (BA) stockholders have had much to worry about lately, from President Donald Trump's China trade war to 737 Max crashes. The Dow Jones giant has reclaimed key technical levels. But is Boeing stock a good buy now? Investors should look at the aerospace giant's fundamentals and the stock chart.

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Which Online Brokers Rank The Best For Options Trading?

You might think that the best online brokers rated for options trading would be the ones with the highest-rated options platforms. But you would be wrong. TD Ameritrade (AMTD), TradeStation and Interactive Brokers (IBKR) had the highest-rated options platforms in our general Investor's Business Daily Best Online Brokers survey. But for investors that actually do options trading, only Interactive Brokers stood in the top three for overall customer experience. Interactive Brokers took the top spot, followed by Charles Schwab (SCHW) and Fidelity.

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HOME Survey: More Say Now Is a Good Time to Sell a Home

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest consumer findings from a National Association of Realtors® survey reveal that many more Americans believe that now is a good time to sell a home.

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Economic Optimism Falls As Americans Pan Trump's China Trade War

The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index slid 5.4 points to 53.2 in early June, an abrupt comedown from May's 15-year high. President Donald Trump's decision to escalate the China trade war by hiking tariffs on May 10 loomed large in the reversal.

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June IBD/TIPP Poll Shows Economic Optimism Weakens Just One Month After Hitting 15-Year High

LOS ANGELES -- June 11, 2019 -- The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index, a leading national poll on consumer confidence, fell 9.2 percent overall in June as every component on the index slid. Its 53.2 reading, which dropped from 58.6 last month, remains in positive territory however, continuing its record run of 33 consecutive months above 50. An index reading below 50 for the IBD/TIPP indexes indicates pessimism while above 50 signals optimism.

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Is Boeing Stock A Buy Right Now? This Is What You Need To Know

Boeing (BA) stockholders have had much to worry about lately, from President Donald Trump's China trade war to 737 Max crashes. But Boeing stock a good buy now? Investors should look at the aerospace giant's fundamentals and the stock chart.

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