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Most Americans think worst is yet to come for economy

Paddy Hirsch Aug 12, 2011

Americans’ pessimism about the economy is at its highest this year, according to a McClatchy-Marist poll. Of adults surveyed, 68 percent said the economy will get worse, the most since September.

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