CEO Confidence Surveys 3Q 2022 – Notable Excerpts

On September 12, 2022, the Business Roundtable released its most recent CEO Economic Outlook Survey for the 3rd Quarter of 2022.   Notable excerpts from this September 12, 2022 release, titled “Business Roundtable Q3 CEO Economic Outlook Index Signals Continued U.S. Slowdown“: Business Roundtable today released its Q3 2022 CEO Economic Outlook Survey, a composite …

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Corporate Profits As A Percentage Of GDP

In the last post (“2nd Quarter 2022 Corporate Profits“) I displayed, for reference purposes, a long-term chart depicting Corporate Profits After Tax. There are many ways to view this measure, both on an absolute as well as relative basis. One relative measure is viewing Corporate Profits as a Percentage of GDP.  I feel that this …

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2nd Quarter 2022 Corporate Profits

Today’s (August 25, 2022) GDP release (Q2 2022, Second Estimate) was accompanied by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Corporate Profits report (Preliminary Estimate) for the 2nd Quarter. Of course, there are many ways to adjust and depict overall Corporate Profits.  For reference purposes, here is a chart from the St. Louis Federal Reserve (FRED) …

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CEO Confidence Surveys 2Q 2022 – Notable Excerpts

On June 13, 2022, the Business Roundtable released its most recent CEO Economic Outlook Survey for the 2nd Quarter of 2022.   Notable excerpts from this June 13, 2022 release, titled “Business Roundtable Q2 CEO Economic Outlook Index Declines; Expectations and Plans Decelerate Amid Continued Geopolitical, Global Economic Uncertainty“: Business Roundtable today released its Q2 …

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Corporate Profits As A Percentage Of GDP

In the last post (“1st Quarter 2022 Corporate Profits“) I displayed, for reference purposes, a long-term chart depicting Corporate Profits After Tax. There are many ways to view this measure, both on an absolute as well as relative basis. One relative measure is viewing Corporate Profits as a Percentage of GDP.  I feel that this …

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1st Quarter 2022 Corporate Profits

Today’s (May 26, 2022) GDP release (Q1 2022, Second Estimate) was accompanied by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Corporate Profits report (Preliminary Estimate) for the 1st Quarter. Of course, there are many ways to adjust and depict overall Corporate Profits.  For reference purposes, here is a chart from the St. Louis Federal Reserve (FRED) …

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Corporate Profits As A Percentage Of GDP

In the last post (“4th Quarter 2021 Corporate Profits“) I displayed, for reference purposes, a long-term chart depicting Corporate Profits After Tax. There are many ways to view this measure, both on an absolute as well as relative basis. One relative measure is viewing Corporate Profits as a Percentage of GDP.  I feel that this …

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4th Quarter 2021 Corporate Profits

Today’s (March 30, 2022) GDP release (Q4 2021, Third Estimate) was accompanied by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Corporate Profits report (Preliminary Estimate) for the 4th Quarter. Of course, there are many ways to adjust and depict overall Corporate Profits.  For reference purposes, here is a chart from the St. Louis Federal Reserve (FRED) …

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CEO Confidence Surveys 1Q 2022 – Notable Excerpts

On March 21, 2022, the Business Roundtable released its most recent CEO Economic Outlook Survey for the 1st Quarter of 2022.   Notable excerpts from this March 21, 2022 release, titled “Business Roundtable Q1 CEO Economic Outlook Index: Slight Dip Amid Global Uncertainty; CEOs Responding to Historically High Demand with Strong Hiring, Investment Plans“: Business …

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CEO Confidence Surveys 4Q 2021 – Notable Excerpts

On December 9, 2021, The Conference Board released the Q4 2021 Measure Of CEO Confidence.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at 65, down from the previous reading of 67. [note:  a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses] Notable excerpts from this December 9, 2021 Press Release include: Current …

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