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New Low: 25% Say U.S. Economy Will Be Stronger In One Year

Monday, March 04, 2013

Like long-term economic confidence a month ago, short-term confidence in the U.S. economy is now at a new low.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 25% of American Adults now think the economy will be stronger a year from today. Nearly twice as many (48%) believe it will be weaker in a year's time. Eighteen percent (18%) expect it to be about the same.  (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on March 1-2, 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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