Truly alarming survey results that bode ill for our economy:

U.S. investors overwhelmingly see President Barack Obama as anti-business and question his ability to manage a financial crisis, according to a Bloomberg survey.

The global quarterly poll of investors and analysts who are Bloomberg subscribers finds that 77 percent of U.S. respondents believe Obama is too anti-business and four-out-of-five are only somewhat confident or not confident of his ability to handle a financial emergency.

The poll also finds a decline in Obama’s overall favorability rating one year after taking office. He is viewed favorably by 27 percent of U.S. investors. In an October poll, 32 percent in the U.S. held a positive impression.

Meantime, North Carolina’s unemployment rate jumped to a new high in December — 11.2 percent. How long will North Carolinians have to suffer before politicians in Raleigh and Washington D.C. admit their spend-and-tax economic policies have failed? Is anybody home?