Inside the Numbers

How To Read Trump’s Polling Numbers

How popular, or unpopular, is President Donald Trump?

If you are like me, you enjoy following the perpetual drama that is a president’s approval rating and trying to figure out what factors are affecting it. The problem with trying to do that in the era of President Trump is the polls rarely agree with where he stands or how his numbers are moving.


Inside the Numbers: Oil and Gas Jobs Best In Wage Growth

Workers in America’s oil and gas patches have enjoyed some of the country’s biggest gains in the buying power of their paychecks over the past decade and a half, while workers in several small and mid-sized manufacturing-oriented cities have watched their buying power shrink over the same time period.