Survey: Concern Over Economy High

Concern over the U.S. economy continues to be high among MDM readers, but more in a recent MDM survey expect the economy to be better than worse in the next six months.

Compared with one year ago, that's an improvement. In the September 2008 survey of MDM readers, 28 percent expected the economy to grow worse; the September 2009 survey shows just 16.7 percent expect the economy to worsen. Most (47.5 percent) expect the economy to stay the same.

More than half are "very concerned" over the state of the economy, and a little more than a third are "concerned."

Some respondents pointed to specific sectors: …

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