GAS, JOBS, INFLATION: CONSUMERS' TOP COMPLAINTS ABOUT U.S. ECONOMY

Public optimism about the U.S. economy has been in decline since last fall, dipping to 23% in mid-June — and the question is, why? The latest Gallup Panel survey asked Americans just that, and found soaring gas prices, unemployment, and rising inflation to be the top-named reasons. High employment and a healthy stock market are the leading signs causing the much smaller group of economic optimists to believe the economy is improving.

Originally from Gallup Business and Economy Channel on July 12, 2007, 9:43am

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