A USA TODAY/CNN/Gallup Poll taken Friday and Saturday found Americans' opinions about the economy improving sharply from a poll taken before last week's terrorist attacks. The new poll found 46% of respondents saying economic conditions are either good or excellent; before the attacks, 32% said that. The new poll found 53% of those surveyed saying conditions are fair or poor; in the earlier poll, the number was 68%.
(Tomorrow may be a different story.)
It sure is. 7% was not good but it could have been worse. For the day after, I would consider it reasonable. The next few days will be critical. It's possible that any US military action may not have been factored yet to today's decline. We'll see...