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45% Trust Fed to Keep Inflation, Interest Rates Under Control

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Confidence in the Federal Reserve’s ability to keep inflation and interest rates down is at its highest level in over a year.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 45% of American Adults are at least somewhat confident that the Fed can keep inflation and interest rates down, but that includes just 10% who are Very Confident. Fifty percent (50%) lack that confidence, with 13% who are Not At All Confident. (To see survey question wording, click here).

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The national telephone survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted by Rasmussen Reports on January 14-15, 2014. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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