Thursday March 29, 2012

Complete R.I.S.E. XII poll results

Students and professionals attending the world's largest student investment forum weigh in on today's top economic issues.

Student Responses

1. Which of the following is the most important issue facing the United States today (136 respondents):

33% economy

10% healthcare

40% deficit

4% terrorism
13% education

2. When choosing between investors or lawmakers, do you place greater trust in (148 respondents):

7% Congress

43% Wall Street

50% neither

3. Where do you think the Dow will be a year from now in March of 2013 (43 respondents):

23% over 14,00
0
47% 13,000 - 13,999

14% 12,000 - 12,999
14% 11,000 - 11,999

2% below 10,999

4. Which energy field do you believe will achieve the highest return in the next 10-year frame (145 respondents):

36% petroleum

15% nuclear

12% wind

29% solar

8% coal

5. How important is it to you that your career and work result in a benefit to society (141 respondents):

37% extremely

34% very

24% somewhat

5% not

6. If elected, who would have the most positive impact on the economy (117 respondents):

6% Gingrich
15% Obama
21% Paul
42% Romney
6% Santorum
10% None

Professional Responses

1. Which of the following is the most important issue facing the United States today (12 respondents):

17% economy

25% healthcare

50% deficit

0% terrorism 

8% education

2. When choosing between investors or lawmakers, do you place greater trust in (157 respondents):

2% Congress

43% Wall Street

55% neither

3. Where do you think the Dow will be a year from now in March of 2013 (41 respondents):

27% over 14,00
0
46% 13,000 - 13,999

17% 12,000 - 12,999

5% 11,000 - 11,999

5% below 10,999

4. Which energy field do you believe will achieve the highest return in the next 10-year frame (42 respondents):

35% petroleum

31% nuclear

10% wind

10% solar

14% coal

5. How important is it to you that your career and work result in a benefit to society (48 respondents):

27% extremely

40% very

27% somewhat

6% not

6. If elected, who would have the most positive impact on the economy? (40 respondents):

3% Gingrich
12% Obama
12% Paul
60% Romney
3% Santorum
10% None

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