66% of Voters Believe Insiders Manipulate Stock Market
With small-trader enthusiasm for GameStop roiling the stock market, most voters say Wall Street insiders manipulate the market, and don’t have much confidence that President Biden will crack down on insiders.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 66% of Likely U.S. Voters believe Wall Street insiders manipulate the stock market to their own advantage. Only 13% of voters disagree, while 22% say they’re not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on January 31 and February 1, 2021 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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