Fifty-six percent (56%) of Americans believe the economy is good or excellent, an improvement over recent weeks, according to the Job Creators Network/ScottRasmussen.com Weekly Pulse, released today.
“Compare that to what’s happening on Wall Street,” said Elaine Parker, President of the Job Creators Network Foundation, referencing the stock market’s steep slide this fall. “The computers that do the trading on Wall Street see a very different economy than the one that most Americans are experiencing.”
Job seekers are optimistic as well, according to the monthly data. Twenty-eight percent (28%) of part time workers are looking for a full-time job, the survey found. Among those who are unemployed, 78 percent feel confident that they’ll find the opportunity.
“Americans see this as a good time to find a new job, and based on the fundamentals, they’re right,” said Parker.