November 28th, 2014
06:59 AM ET

Poll Shows American Optimism is Up

52 percent of Americans say things are going well, and 48 percent said things are going badly, a new CNN/ORC poll found.

While 52 percent may not seem great, that's up 11 points from a year ago. CNN Global Economic Analyst Rana Foroohar says the numbers come from several months of good job growth.

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