By the numbers: Trump’s economic approval ratings hit a new high

President Donald Trump arrives at Canadian Forces Base Bagotville, Canada, on June 8, 2018, as Trump travels to attend the G7 Summit.
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A majority of Americans approve of President Trump's handling of the economy for the first time, according to CNBC's All-America Economic Survey, which has tracked the number since he first took office.

Why it matters: Confidence in Trump's handling of the economy seems to be tied to his overall approval ratings, which could be good news for Republicans ahead of the 2018 midterms.