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ABC News "Nightline" Stock Market Poll, November 1987 (ICPSR 8886)
This survey focused on the stock market. Respondents were asked if they thought the economy was getting better or worse, whether they thought they would be better off financially one year from now, if they planned to spend more or less money than last year at Christmas, and whether stock market prices affected them personally. Additional questions pertained to the recent sharp drop in stock prices and its impact on the respondent, and the respondent's understanding of a number of terms used to describe the economy and the stock market (e.g., the Down Jones Industrial Average, federal budget and trade deficits, liquidity, "buying on margin," and bear and bull markets). The results of the poll were announced on the ABC television program "Nightline." Demographic characteristics of respondents are included.
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ABC News. ABC NEWS "NIGHTLINE" STOCK MARKET POLL, NOVEMBER 1987. Radnor, PA: Chilton Research Services [producer], 1987. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-11-30. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08886.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08886.v1
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
Original ICPSR Release: 1989-01-10
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