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如今,我们有了跟踪美国且每日更新的盖洛普经济信心指数(Gallup Economic Confidence Index),因此随时都能看到信心的变化。盖洛普指数在7月第一周到8月第一周的这段时间里出现了暴跌——这段时间也正是人们担心美国政治领袖无法提高联邦政府债务上限、美国将在8月2日违约的时候。这个故事每天在电视媒体上大讲特讲。8月2日早已经过去,违约并没有发生,但在3天后的星期五,标准普尔将其美国长期债务评级从AAA降低到了AA+。接下来的星期一,标普500指数暴跌近7%。


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