43% Expect Higher Interest Rates in a Year
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Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Belief that interest rates will be higher a year from now is down from the first of the year and is at its lowest level since last December.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 43% of American Adults believe interest rates will be higher this time next year, while just six percent (6%) think they will be lower. Forty percent (40%), however, believe rates won’t change over the next 12 months. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 American Adults nationwide was conducted on June 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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