Beyond Politics: What People Say About the Economy is Totally Different Than How They Behave

Chris Hill of Motley Fool Money explains what to make of the very different things people are saying about the state of the economy / their personal finances, and how they are actually acting. Right now, Americans tell pollsters that the economy is bad and that they are worried. But they are spending, seeking new job opportunities, and investing like things are great.

So what does that mean, and what do businesses, investors, and analysts do when those things diverge?