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Gallup: Our confidence in our banks hits record low

In 1979, 60 percent of Americans told Gallup they had “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in U.S. banks. This month: 21 percent.

In 1979, 60 percent of Americans told Gallup they had “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in U.S. banks.

This month: 21 percent. The graphic below is from the Gallup website:

Confidence in Banks, 1979-2012 Trend