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31% Think U.S. Economy Will Be Stronger A Year From Now

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Americans continue to express little short- or long-term confidence in the U.S. economy. 

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 41% of American Adults think the economy will be stronger five years from today. That's up from an all-time low of 36% four weeks ago and more in line with findings for the past year. Twenty-seven percent (27%) predict that the economy will be weaker five years from now, while 17% think it will be about the same. Fifteen percent (15%) are not sure.  (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults nationwide was conducted on April 28-29, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology

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