Americans trust President Obama to handle the economy more than either Democrats or Republicans in Congress, according to a new Gallup poll.

Fifty-four percent of respondents said they trust obama either a "great deal" (25%) or a "fair amount" (29%) on economic matters. Forty-three percent said the same of Democrats (10% "great deal," 33% "fair amount") and Republicans (6% "great deal," 37% "fair amount").

Obama's 54% mark leaves him tied with "business leaders," though more respondents said they trust Obama a "great deal."