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Questions - Looking Ahead - December 2-3, 2010

Americans Are Still Gloomy About the U.S. Job Market
Only 17% Say Today's Children Will Be Better Off Than Their Parents
Americans See Long Road to Recovery for Stock Market, Home Prices
Majority of Americans Don't Expect Economic Recovery Anytime Soon

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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted December 2-3, 2010

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* How long will it take for the stock market to fully recover from the recent downturn?

 

5* How long will it take for housing prices to fully recover from the recent downturn?

 

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