Most high net worth American households believe the country is worse off than it was in 2007.

A new survey by Northern Trust found those with $5 million or more in investable assets believe the rising deficit, ballooning national debt and stubborn unemployment rate are negatively impacting the nation's five-year outlook.

Twenty-nine percent of high-net-worth investors attribute their negative outlook to the Obama administration, but about the same amount pointed to the president's re-election as a reason for their positive outlook for the future.

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