50% Lack Confidence in Stability of U.S. Banking Industry
Five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, half of Americans still lack confidence in the stability of the nation’s banking system.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 46% of American Adults say they are at least somewhat confident in the stability of the U.S. banking industry, but that includes only seven percent (7%) who are Very Confident. Fifty percent (50%) lack confidence in the banking industry today, with 14% who are Not At All Confident. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on September 15-16, 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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