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U.S. employees worked remotely as much in September as they did over the summer. Nearly all want to continue that way, and their employers mostly seem amenable.

Americans' economic confidence fell in September, compounding a slight decline in August. Attitudes are back to the low level seen in early January.

by Frank Newport

Americans' highly varied views of U.S. business and industry sectors give rise to several interesting questions.

U.S. investors see passive investing, not active trading, as the better path to wealth. Accordingly, most trade stocks infrequently, and few are doing so via apps when they do trade.

Four industries in Gallup's annual rating of 25 business sectors are at new lows of popularity with Americans this year, and all four are in the information business.

Of 25 key U.S. business sectors, Americans' views of nine have worsened significantly, largely because of Republicans' decreased positivity.

U.S. workers are much less likely than a year ago to worry about being laid off or having their wages cut, but more still worry than did before the pandemic.

A slim majority of Americans say they would like their senators to vote to convict Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial.

Russia's already-stressed economy and institutions are facing more pressure amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gallup asked more than 300,000 people across 116+ countries and territories how the pandemic affected their lives and livelihoods -- and their willingness to take vaccines.

The percentage of U.S. workers who say their employer is requiring employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 has doubled in the past month.

Workers' satisfaction with safety conditions has returned to its pre-pandemic level, topping a list of 13 job aspects along with coworker relations.

Two-thirds of Americans approve of labor unions, marking the highest reading since 1965. Union membership among U.S. adults is steady, at 9%.

Japan's new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida takes office as Japan faces substantial economic woes as a parliamentary election quickly approaches.

As America's economy emerges from the 2020 slump, the number of those describing now as a good time to find a job has more than doubled since January.

Americans' economic confidence has fallen back to levels seen early this year, as more sense the economy is getting worse.

Americans' satisfaction with the direction of the U.S. has dropped to 23%, while mentions of COVID-19 as the nation's top problem surge.

U.S. investors' awareness of sustainable investing has been at a low level over the past 18 months, while their interest has waned slightly.

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