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Jun 12, 2014, 05:00 ET Brand Equity for Many Luxury and Full Line Automotive Brands at 10-Year High, Finds 2014 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Study

With the memory of an epic winter still fresh, Americans are likely relishing the arrival of the 2014 summer driving season. Americans rated 29...


Apr 10, 2014, 01:01 ET Americans Rate TurboTax as Tax Preparation Brand of the Year

With April 15 fast approaching, Americans who still need to complete their tax returns will be interested to learn that Intuit's TurboTax earns the...


Mar 12, 2014, 05:00 ET Online Streaming Entertainment Providers Are Rapidly Building Brand Equity, According to the 2014 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Study

Brands associated with delivering the entertainment content we want, when we want, are rapidly increasing their brand equity, according to findings...


Jan 30, 2014, 05:00 ET Attitudes on the Economy Holding Steady over Time - but These Attitudes are Not Positive

Economic news is plentiful, and depending on who one listens to the economy is getting better, the economy may be sliding backwards or things are...


Jan 29, 2014, 05:00 ET ITDMs' Enthusiasm for Technology Comes with a Cost

Technology affects us in all sorts of ways. It can extend our lives and make them more entertaining, while also making us vulnerable to privacy...


Jan 28, 2014, 05:00 ET Congress Starts the Year Where They Ended Last Year - With Job Ratings Almost as Low as You Can Go

While Members of Congress probably were not expecting a miracle over the holidays and as the new year dawned, they probably were hoping they could...


Jan 27, 2014, 05:00 ET Before State of the Union, President Obama Again at Low Point for Job Ratings

This week, President Obama lays out his plan for the upcoming year, providing the issues he believes are important and the programs to help Americans ...


Jan 24, 2014, 11:00 ET With State of the Union Approaching, Four in Five Americans Give the State of the Country Negative Ratings

While many in Washington, D.C. are spending this weekend trying to stay warm or maybe still digging out from the snow earlier in the week, President...


Jan 23, 2014, 10:00 ET Harris Poll Finds Perceived Respect for Teachers Has Declined

With winter break over and the holidays retreating into memory, students, parents and teachers dive into the second half of the school year. With...


Jan 22, 2014, 05:00 ET Signs of Optimism - or at least, Acceptance - in American Spending Trends

As 2014 approaches the end of its first month, many Americans are still sorting out their financial plans for the near future. With the government...


Jan 21, 2014, 05:00 ET For the Second Year, Ellen is America's Favorite TV Personality

She's going to be the host of the Oscars in early March, she's returning to the sea as Dory in her own movie in 2015 and, for the second year in a...


Jan 16, 2014, 05:00 ET As American as Mom, Apple Pie and Football?

In September and October, it's an argument that happens year after year in sports bars nationwide. But, it might be that it's one that comes to an...


Jan 15, 2014, 05:00 ET What's the Going Rate for Allowances These Days?

For many of us it was our first source of income, and the first time we experienced the agonizing choice between small bursts of instant...


Jan 10, 2014, 05:00 ET He Was Both Captain Phillips and Walt Disney and Tom Hanks is Also America's Favorite Movie Star

He's flown into space, been a Bosom Buddy, and was just Walt Disney, and this year Tom Hanks is also America's Favorite Movie Star. This is a title...


Jan 10, 2014, 05:00 ET The Silver Screen Slump: Americans Say They're Going to the Movies Less Often

Going out to the movies once was, and for many still can be, an exciting night out. However, a new Harris Poll finds that while roughly two-thirds...


Jan 06, 2014, 05:00 ET Democrats and Republicans Sharply Divided on 2014 Economic Prospects

As one year draws to a close and another begins anew, it's time for Americans to plan out the year to come. What financial resolutions might they be...


Dec 20, 2013, 05:00 ET At the Same Point in his Second Term - and Nine Months Before He Resigned - President Nixon Had Better Job Ratings Than President Obama Has Now

During a president's first term, so much of his agenda is geared towards one thing – re-election. What will he do to help and not hurt those chances? ...


Dec 19, 2013, 10:00 ET Congress Is Probably Asking for Better Job Ratings for the Holidays

T'was a week before Christmas and all through D.C., no politicians were stirring, having survived the past year. To their districts they flew, 'cross ...


Dec 18, 2013, 05:00 ET Deen vs. Obama - Harris Poll Uncovers Who Really Had the Worst 2013

What do the cast of Duck Dynasty, Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Christie have in common? According to the latest Harris Poll, they've had among the...


Dec 16, 2013, 01:00 ET Americans' Belief in God, Miracles and Heaven Declines

A new Harris Poll finds that while a strong majority (74%) of U.S. adults do believe in God, this belief is in decline when compared to previous...


Dec 12, 2013, 01:00 ET Americans Less Likely to Say 18 of 19 Industries are Honest and Trustworthy This Year

For the past decade, The Harris Poll has measured the percentage of Americans who perceive 19 large industries as "generally honest and trustworthy." ...


Dec 11, 2013, 05:00 ET What Is Wearable Tech, and What Can it Do for Me?

There's an old saying that familiarity breeds contempt. That doesn't necessarily apply to all walks of life, as the seeming omnipresence of such...


Dec 10, 2013, 05:00 ET A Charlie Brown Christmas is America's Favorite Holiday Animated TV Special

It's the most wonderful time of the year… at least that's what the songs on the radio and in the stores say. And, for Americans, there are good...


Dec 09, 2013, 01:00 ET We Work Before We Play

The year's end is fast approaching. It's a time when many choose to reflect on the months gone by, and to re-establish their priorities for the new...


Dec 08, 2013, 08:56 ET Top 25 Team Rankings of the Harris Interactive College Football Poll

Today's Harris Interactive College Football PollSM shows the Top 25 results compiled from rankings submitted by the Harris Interactive panel of...