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Questions - Banking, Interest Rates and Inflation - February 27-28, 2011

59% Expect Interest Rates to Go Up Over the Next Year
Majority Still Concerned About Inflation
Americans Still Lack Confidence in Banking System
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults

Conducted February 27-28, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports


1* How confident are you in the stability of the U.S. Banking industry today?


2* When thinking about the money you have in the bank, how worried are you that it will be lost due to a bank failure?

3* How concerned are you about inflation?


4* How confident are you that the Federal Reserve Board will be able to keep inflation under control and interest rates down?


5* Are you paying more for groceries now than you were a year ago?

6* A year from now, will the amount you spend for groceries by higher, lower or about the same?


7* Do you owe more money, less money or about the same amount as you did a year ago?

8* Are the interest rates you’re paying now higher or lower than a year ago, or are they about the same?

9* A year from now, will interest rates be higher, lower or about the same?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence