Tuesday, June 27, 2006
Thirty-six percent (36%) of Americans are very worried about inflation over the next year or so. A Rasmussen Reports survey of 1,000 adults found that another 36% are somewhat worried about the potential impact of rising prices. Women are more likely to be worried than men; Democrats more than Republicans; and, non-Investors more worried than Investors. The conventional wisdom among economists is that higher interest rates help cool down inflationary trends, but a plurality of Americans (47%) believe that higher interest rates will make inflation worse.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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