NU Online News Service, Dec. 15, 2004, 5:30 p.m. EST
Many Americans are nervous about the U.S. economy.[@@]
The percentage of Americans who expect the economy to do better in the coming year has dropped to 33%.
A year ago, 47% of Americans were expecting the U.S. economy to improve in 2004.
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Minneapolis, has published that data in a report on a survey of 1,002 U.S. adult residents conducted in late November and early December by an outside research firm.
The researchers also found growing pessimism about survey participants’ own finances.