by J. Brandon Rigoni and Bailey Nelson

Gallup Daily

No updates March 28. Next update March 29.
Real Unemployment 9.7% +0.1
Gallup Good Jobs 47.0% -0.1
Engaged at Work 33.6% +1.0
Economic Confidence -11 +2
Consumer Spending $95 -2
Obama Approval 48% -3
Updates daily at 1 p.m. ET; reflects one-day change

Americans were suspicious of Russia's ties to the U.S. Communist Party in 1939. One in four Americans thought Russia was directly controlling the party.

Twenty percent of U.S. workers say they are making less money than they did five years ago, down from 28% in 2013. Also, 23% say their job does not take full advantage of their skills and training.

Opinions on Issues Facing Higher Education

By Valerie Calderon

Among 16 factors, U.S. college presidents rate student enrollment, job preparedness and student retention as most important for evaluating their own success; college ranking is least important.

by Frank Newport

Despite rabid disagreements on many issues, the recent economic speeches by Trump and Clinton showed areas of agreement on economic policy, including several areas in which both candidates are in sync with American public opinion.

Articles providing context for the 2016 presidential election

by Andrew Rzepa

A new report from the United Nations on the world's progress on sustainable development goals features data that Gallup collected on behalf of its clients FAO and World Bank on world hunger and financial inclusion.

With just 29% of customers fully engaged, B2Bs won't expand existing accounts unless they focus on the key drivers of growth.

With 60% of customers indifferent, B2Bs will fail to expand existing accounts unless they focus on the key drivers of growth.

by Justin McCarthy

Americans have lost track of the fundamentals of education. We measure grades and graduation rates, but are we measuring all of the things that we value? It's not all explained by test scores.

Leaders know that a company mission is important. But less than half of workers feel strongly connected to their company's purpose.

by Ben Ryan

Young women generally report more negative life experiences than young men worldwide. This gender gap disappears, however, as their life experiences improve with full-time jobs.

With only 29% of their customers fully engaged, business-to-business companies have to develop a customer-centric operating model.

by Claire DeCarteret

In Australia, less than half of students (48%) in Years 5 through 12 who were surveyed have hope for the future, according to the 2016 Gallup Student Poll.

About four in 10 Americans (39%) in August say it is a good time to find a quality job, down slightly from 43% in July.