All-America Economic Survey


  • Being poor not a person's fault: CNBC survey Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    The CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds sharply differing views among the political parties about the reasons for wealth and poverty.

  • Americans chill with pot businesses: Survey Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    The CNBC All-America Survey finds that 56 percent of Americans would view it as acceptable if a business sold marijuana in their city.

  • CNBC's All-America survey: Marijuana views     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports 56 percent of participants supported the legalization of marijuana in their town.

  • All-America Survey: Market has few believers     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 11:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman shares the results of the latest CNBC survey which says despite a 20% rise in stocks in the past year; just 28% of those without stocks think this is a good time to invest.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman shares the results of the latest CNBC survey which shows 53% of those polled said people were poor due to circumstance, while only 43% said people are wealthy due to circumstance. Also a look at the political split between the reasons for poverty vs. wealth.

  • All-America Survey: Economy slightly improving     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman shares the results of the latest CNBC survey which shows how people view the current state of the economy, housing, jobs and even marijuana.

  • Holiday sales suffer as the rich spend less: Survey Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 7:03 AM ET
    Customers on the escalator at Macy's in New York.

    A new survey paints a contradictory portrait of consumers, and of their finances and willingness to spend ahead of the critical holiday season.

  • View of the US Economy Hits New High: Survey Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 7:04 AM ET

    A new CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds people are more positive on the economy than at any time since the 2008 recession.

  • It's an American Gold Rush! Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 4:23 PM ET

    Gold fever is gripping the nation. Americans once again chose gold as their top investment choice in the CNBC All-America Economic Survey.

  • Confidence Returns to Housing     Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    Return of home equity and appreciation is juicing consumer confidence in housing, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. More Americans believe a home is a better long-term investment than stocks, according to the All-America Economic survey.

  • Beyond the Numbers, Confidence Returns to Housing Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 11:46 AM ET

    Despite a raging, record-high stock market, more Americans believe a home is a better long-term investment than stocks, according to CNBC All-America Economic Survey.

  • American Dream Is Back, So Are Stocks: CNBC Survey Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    Key measures of Americans' attitudes toward their homes and the stock market surged in the latest CNBC All-America Economic Survey.

  • All America Survey: What's a 'Gold Bug?'     Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 10:23 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at the results from CNBC's survey to find out America's top investment choice.

  • President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    Our new CNBC All-America Economic Survey shows President Obama with a commanding lead over Mitt Romney on who would be better for the economy over the next four years, even though most Americans think it has gotten worse while Obama has been in the White House.

  • US Economic Recovery Tests Patience and Faith Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 9:30 AM ET
    What's Next?

    The debate seems stuck in a negative feedback loop. People may expect more, but much of the data suggest otherwise.

  • CNBC Poll: Recession for Euro Zone and US? Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 9:30 AM ET

    There's growing conviction that even the best remedy to the sovereign debt crisis won't be enough to prevent economic downturns.

  • Customers shop for electronics items during 'Black Friday' at a Best Buy store in San Diego, California.

    Despite recession-like attitudes about the economy, the average American plans to spend more on gifts this year, up 22 percent from last year, CNBC's latest All-America Economic Survey reveals.

  • Net-Savvy Consumers Steal the Deals Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 9:29 AM ET
    Cyber Monday

    The shopper of the future has arrived. Armed with a cell-phone, an internet connection and online coupons, a new class of shopper has emerged that is a political and economic breed apart from traditional shoppers.

  • Shoppers Plan to Spend More, Hold the Plastic Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 9:31 AM ET
    A family seen shopping at the Cherry Creek Shopping Center in Denver, Colorado.

    Consumers plan to spend considerably more this holiday, but not in the same way they have in years past, according to CNBC's survey.

  • Americans Reject Automatic US Budget Cuts: CNBC Survey Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 7:57 AM ET

    Americans split on almost every important issue facing Washington, but they agree on this much: Republicans and Democrats share blame for the failure of the Congressional "super committee," and the resulting automatic budget cuts are unacceptable.

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