Americans outlook on housing defies overall economic pessimism

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Improvement in the labor market, if sustained, would help bolster the upward trend of consumer attitudes toward housing, which so far has been a glimmer of light amid a dimming economic outlook.

Macro: US housing. economic growth. The current unemployment rate is 4.1%, below its 12-month average of 4.3%. Data is from the St. Louis Federal Reserve Economic Database. Think of each indicator.

The 2015 American Values Survey reaffirms the myopic outlook of an astounding portion of. And here, at last, is what lies at the heart of white-working class pessimism. We know that white Americans.

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Many Americans feared that the end of World War II and the subsequent drop in military spending might bring back the hard times of the Great depression. But instead, pent-up consumer demand fueled exceptionally strong economic growth in the post-war period.

American pessimism and anxiety about generational progress: Review of survey data. In a January 2013 survey of 5th- through 12th-graders, nearly all were optimistic: They were either "very likely (43%) or somewhat likely (52%) to have a better standard of living, better homes and a better education than their parents." By contrast,

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The overall index is an average of two components: how Americans see current economic conditions, and how they see future economic conditions – whether the economy is going to get better for them.

Americans’ views on the economy have dimmed this summer. But so far, the growing pessimism. economic outlook reflected in the poll, which was taken Aug. 18-22, follows a round of bleak government.

Jobless rates stay level or improve in 32 states Economy Watch: state jobless rates stay stable jobless rates bumped up in August for only six states, which is reasonably good news for most state economies and real estate markets. sep 21 2016

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Economic Update & Outlook Lee.McPheters@asu.edu . Based on information available as of October 3rd, 2012 . 2012 Arizona Housing Forum . October 4, 2012

American growth pessimism may be overdone. It is certainly complex but I think recent research may be pointing to a more optimistic outlook than that suggested by Gordon.. The Financial.