National Survey of
Conducted December 26-27, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports
1* A year from today, will the U.S. economy be stronger than it is now, or weaker?
2* What about five years from today? Will the U.S. economy be stronger than it is now, or weaker?
3* Over the next few years, how likely is it that United States will enter a 1930s like Depression?
4* A year from now will the stock market be higher than it is today, lower than it is today or about the same?
5* How long will it take for housing prices to fully recover from the downturn that began in 2008?
6* Will today’s children be better off than their parents?
7* Is it still possible for just about anyone in America to work hard and get rich?
8* Is it possible for anyone who really wants to work to find a job?
9* Is it possible for just about anyone in the United States to work their way out of poverty?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence