Here’s some counter-intuitive polling data — looks like the respondents of this poll aren’t as pessimistic as we’d believe. Read the accompanying editorial from Investor’s Business Daily.
The newspaper should release more data on how the poll was taken. The sample size is very large for a typical media poll — the margin of error should be below two points.
That said, it’s pretty sloppy of IDB to offer so little information (including the margin of error), especially given the results. Perhaps it all comes down to how you ask the question…