46% Are Confident in Stability of U.S. Banking System

46% Are Confident in Stability of U.S. Banking System

46% Are Confident in Stability of U.S. Banking System

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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Confidence in the nation’s banks remains well below where it was before the Wall Street meltdown in the fall of 2008, but most Americans still consider them a safe place to keep their money.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 46% of American Adults are at least somewhat confident in the stability of the U.S. banking industry, but that includes just six percent (6%) who are Very Confident. Most adults (51%) continue to lack confidence in America’s banks, with 16% who are Not At All Confident. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

The survey of 1,000 American Adults nationwide was conducted on March 10-11, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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