Faith in Economic Future Lessens
Americans were quite optimistic about the economy following President Trump's inauguration. Two months later, their optimism seems to be waning.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 40% of American Adults now expect the economy to be stronger a year from today, but that's down from 50% in January, the highest level of optimism in surveying since January 2009. Still, the new finding is higher than regular results since October 2012. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on March 28-29, 2017 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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