Five Years after Market Crash, U.S. Economy Seen as ‘No More Secure’

Five Years after Market Crash, U.S. Economy Seen as ‘No More Secure’. Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. September 12, 2013.

Five years after the U.S. economy faced its most serious crisis since the Great Depression, a majority of Americans (63%) say the nation’s economic system is no more secure today than it was before the 2008 market crash. Just a third (33%) think the system is more secure now than it was then. Large percentages say household incomes and jobs still have yet to recover from the economic recession. And when asked about the impact of government efforts to deal with the recession, far more believe that economic policies have benefitted large banks, corporations and the rich than the middle-class, the poor or small businesses. [Note: contains copyrighted material].

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