CNN Poll: Optimism on the economy drops
August 10th, 2012
05:00 AM ET
2 years ago

CNN Poll: Optimism on the economy drops

Washington (CNN) - A new national survey indicates that the number of Americans who say things are going badly in the country is on the rise, as a growing number of people believe that economic conditions are getting worse.

The number of Americans who said that things were going well had been slowly but steadily rising since last fall, but numbers from a CNN/ORC International poll released Friday reverse that trend, with optimism about how things are going in the country now at 36% down seven points from April. And 63% say things are going poorly, up six points from April.
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