The CFO Survey Second Quarter 2024 – Notable Excerpts

On June 20, 2024 The CFO Survey was released.  It contains a variety of statistics regarding how CFOs view business and economic conditions. In the CFO Survey press release, I found the following to be the most notable excerpts – although I don’t necessarily agree with them: Among their concerns for the next year, U.S. CFOs indicate …

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CEO Confidence Surveys 2Q 2024 – Notable Excerpts

On June 12, 2024, the Business Roundtable released its most recent CEO Economic Outlook Survey for the 2nd Quarter of 2024.   Notable excerpts from this release, titled “Business Roundtable Q2 Economic Index in Line with Long-Term Average, Reflecting a Stable U.S. Economy“: Business Roundtable today released its Q2 2024 CEO Economic Outlook Survey, a …

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Updates Of Economic Indicators May 2024

The following is an update of various indicators that are supposed to predict and/or depict economic activity. These indicators have been discussed in previous blog posts: The May 2024 Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) updated as of May 23, 2024: The CFNAI, with a current reading of -.23: source:  Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago Fed National …

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Philadelphia Fed – 2nd Quarter 2024 Survey Of Professional Forecasters

The Philadelphia Fed 2nd Quarter 2024 Survey of Professional Forecasters was released on May 10, 2024.  This survey is somewhat unique in various regards, such as it incorporates a longer time frame for various measures. The survey shows, among many measures, the following median expectations: Real GDP: (annual average level) full-year 2024:  2.5% full-year 2025:  1.9% full-year 2026:  …

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