More than 80 percent view the economy as just fair or poor, almost unchanged from the fourth-quarter, according to the CNBC All-America Economic Survey.» Read More
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports 56 percent of participants supported the legalization of marijuana in their town.
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.
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.
A new survey paints a contradictory portrait of consumers, and of their finances and willingness to spend ahead of the critical holiday season.
A new CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds people are more positive on the economy than at any time since the 2008 recession.
Gold fever is gripping the nation. Americans once again chose gold as their top investment choice in the CNBC All-America Economic Survey.
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.
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.
Key measures of Americans' attitudes toward their homes and the stock market surged in the latest CNBC All-America Economic Survey.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at the results from CNBC's survey to find out America's top investment choice.
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.
The debate seems stuck in a negative feedback loop. People may expect more, but much of the data suggest otherwise.
There's growing conviction that even the best remedy to the sovereign debt crisis won't be enough to prevent economic downturns.
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.
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.
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 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.
The American dream appears increasingly elusive to the average citizen, with the CNBC All-America Economic Survey finding continued high levels of pessimism in the nation’s outlook for incomes, home values and the future of the economy.
The CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds deep pessimism about future economic growth enveloping Americans as they hunker down from the effects of higher gas and food prices and fear that those prices could remain elevated for years.