The confidence of accounting and finance workers has plunged to a new low, according to a new survey.

Sixty-four percent of accounting and finance workers polled in the third quarter believe the economy is getting weaker, a decline of 6 percentage points from the second quarter, according to a survey by the Mergis Group and Harris Interactive. Meanwhile, 41 percent of accounting and finance workers report that they are likely to look for a new job, up 7 percentage points from the previous quarter.

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