The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index in the US edged lower to 38.1 in August of 2022 from 38.5 in July, and matching June's reading for the lowest since August 2011. Consumers remained pessimist for a 12th consecutive month, as inflation cancels out wage gains. The six-month outlook for the US economy edged up four-tenths of a point to 32.6; the personal finances subindex rose 1.2 points to 46.5 after hitting a record low in July; while the gauge of support for federal economic policies slid 2.7 points to 35.3, its lowest level since January of 2014. source: Technometrica Market Intelligence/The Investor's Business Daily
Economic Optimism Index in the United States averaged 49.71 from 2001 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 62.90 in March of 2002 and a record low of 35.80 in August of 2011. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2022.
Economic Optimism Index in the United States is expected to be 48.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index is projected to trend around 50.00 in 2023, according to our econometric models.