POLL: Pessimism Spikes, Confidence Low

Economic pessimism spiked this week to its highest level in 17 years, with 68 percent of Americans saying the economy is getting worse -- up a sharp 13 points from last month to its highest since November 1990, shortly after the economy fell into a recession. Confidence in current economic conditions, meanwhile, has slipped to a point away from its 2007 low, and remains in its longest trough since just after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Click here for PDF with charts and data table. Click...Full Story
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