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Investor’s Business Daily and TechnoMetrica Find Interest in Electric and Alternative Fuel Vehicles, But Also Concerns

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Investor’s Business Daily (IBD), a leading financial news and research organization, and TechnoMetrica, a nationally recognized research firm, today announced the results of the 2019 Investor’s Business Daily/TIPP Electric Vehicle Outlook Study. The report was designed to measure consumer interest and preferences regarding electric and alternative fuel vehicles and compare the current findings with similar research conducted in 2014.

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IBD/TIPP Poll: Economic Optimism Slips, But Don't Blame Dow Jones Or China Trade War

The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index slipped 1.5 points to 55.1 in the past month, but remained in solidly optimistic territory at the start of August. Readings over the neutral 50 level reflect optimism about the U.S. economy, but expect a sharper pullback in September. That's because President Donald Trump didn't reignite the China trade war until Aug. 1, the eighth and final day of polling. The Dow Jones, which held near a record above 27,000 through July 30, closed on Monday at 25,717.

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Economic Optimism Takes a Turn According to August IBD/TIPP Poll

LOS ANGELES -- August 6, 2019 -- The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index, a leading national poll on consumer confidence, decreased by 2.7 percent to 55.1 in August, erasing some of July’s positive gains. However, the index continues to break records, topping 35 consecutive months in positive territory. An index reading below 50 for the IBD/TIPP indexes indicates pessimism, while above 50 signals optimism.

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Seven In 10 Say Facebook Won't Stop Misuse Of Personal Data: IBD/TIPP Poll

The vast majority of consumers do not expect Facebook (FB) to change its behavior regarding consumer privacy concerns despite having to pay a $5 billion fine ordered by the Federal Trade Commission, according to the latest IBD/TIPP Poll published by Investor's Business Daily. Facebook stock sank amid a broad sell-off Monday.

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GDP Beats At 2.1%, But 4-Quarter Average GDP Hints At A Slowdown

NEW YORK (July 26) - Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth for the second quarter of 2019, or "2019Q2", printed at 2.1%, above the consensus estimate of 1.8%. That's 100 bps below the final 3.1% reading of the last quarter and also 1.4 percentage points below the comparable period last year.

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US consumption trends: Retail Sales expected to keep healthy growth

The United States economy has been keeping its healthy and steady growth for the last years, with the labor market and, thus, the consumption components being the leaders on the rise. Few economic indicators paint this beautiful picture better than the Retail Sales numbers, published by the US Census Bureau, which have maintained monthly growths in the 0%-1% range for the best of the last 5 years.

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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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Facebook: And the Debate Goes On

Since 2016, Facebook ( (FB[NGS] - $195.76)) has faced numerous scandals, including its news feed, its Beacon program, third-party apps accessing and exposing users’ personal data, its mood-manipulation experiment, the Cambridge Analytica fiasco which exposed ties to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, GDPR, massive data thefts, violations about Germany’s hate speech laws, its facial recognition software and more.

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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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Dow Jones Steady; Verizon, Cisco, Disney Outperform

Stocks today weren't moving much in afternoon trading Tuesday, after solid gains Monday. Trading could be lackluster this week ahead of the July 4 holiday. Outperformers in the Dow Jones included Verizon stock and Cisco stock. Chip stocks lagged in the Nasdaq 100, including Applied Materials (AMAT), Micron Technology (MU) and Lam Research (LRCX).

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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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