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Poll: Americans doubt bailouts will stop economic chaos September 18, 2008

Posted by trouble97018 in Economy, News, Politics.

Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2008

WASHINGTON — Despite a massive government effort to shore up the nation’s financial system, Americans are deeply pessimistic about whether it will work anytime soon, according to a new Ipsos/McClatchy poll.

An overwhelming majority thinks the bankruptcy of investment bank Lehman Brothers and the sudden sale of brokerage firm Merrill Lynch will have a negative effect on jobs and the economy.

In this first close examination of popular sentiment on the question, Americans appear skeptical at best about the prospects that the government can fix the mess. Source Article



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