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59% Expect Good Year in 2005

Fifty-nine percent (59%) of Americans expect 2005 to be a good year. This includes 17% who expect an excellent year and 8% who think it will be one of the best ever. A Rasmussen Reports survey found that 24% believe 2005 will be just a "fair" year while 15% expect it to be poor. Looking back on the year 2004, 47% say it was a good year, 33% say fair, and 18% poor. Forty-one percent (41%) say the economy will be better in 2005 than it is today. Thirty-seven percent (37%) disagree and say it will not be better.

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