NEW YORK - OCTOBER 20: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) one hour after the opening bell October 20, 2008 in New York City. The Dow was up in morning trading as U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress that another wave of government spending may be needed to stimulate the economy. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Pew survey finds 53% rate nation’s fiscal status as “poor,” up from 42% in Feb.
Conducted March 30-April 3, error margin 3.5 points.