Deloitte “CFO Signals” Report 2Q 2012 – Notable Aspects

Recently Deloitte released their “CFO Signals” (pdf) “high-level” report for the 2nd Quarter of 2012. As seen in page 2 of the report, “Ninety-three CFOs responded during the two weeks ended May 29. Three fourths are from public companies, and over 77% are from companies with more than $1B in annual revenue.” Here are some excerpts that … Read more Deloitte “CFO Signals” Report 2Q 2012 – Notable Aspects

June 2012 Duke/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey – Notable Excerpts

On June 6 the June Duke/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey (pdf) was released.  It contains a variety of statistics regarding how CFOs view business and economic conditions. In this CFO Survey, I found the following to be notable excerpts: U.S. finance chiefs plan to expand workforce by 2.5 percent, on average over the next year. Nearly 30 … Read more June 2012 Duke/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey – Notable Excerpts

CEO Confidence Surveys 1Q 2012 – Notable Excerpts

On April 5, The Conference Board released its 1st Quarter CEO Confidence Survey.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at 63, up from 49 in the fourth quarter. Notable excerpts from this April 5 Press Release include: Says Lynn Franco, Director of The Conference Board Consumer Research Center: “CEOs’ confidence has rebounded from rather dismal … Read more CEO Confidence Surveys 1Q 2012 – Notable Excerpts

Deloitte “CFO Signals” Report 1Q 2012 – Notable Aspects

Recently Deloitte released their “CFO Signals” report for 1st Quarter 2012. As seen in page 2 of the full (pdf) report, “Ninety-four CFOs responded during the two weeks ended February 24. Over 71% are from public companies, and over 77% are from companies with more than $1B in annual revenue.” Here are some excerpts that … Read more Deloitte “CFO Signals” Report 1Q 2012 – Notable Aspects

March 2012 Duke/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey – Notable Excerpts

On March 7 the March Duke/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey (pdf) was released.  It contains a variety of statistics regarding how CFOs view business and economic conditions. In this CFO Survey, I found the following to be notable excerpts: Earnings and capital spending are both expected to rise more than 7 percent. also: The employment outlook has … Read more March 2012 Duke/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey – Notable Excerpts

Conference Board CEO Confidence 4Q 2011 – Notable Excerpts

On January 10, The Conference Board released its 4th Quarter CEO Confidence Survey.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at 49, up from 42 in the third quarter. Notable excerpts from this January 10 Press Release include: Says Lynn Franco, Director of The Conference Board Consumer Research Center: “The bounce back in CEO Confidence in … Read more Conference Board CEO Confidence 4Q 2011 – Notable Excerpts

Deloitte “CFO Signals” Report 4Q 2011 – Notable Aspects

Recently Deloitte released their “CFO Signals” report for 4th Quarter 2011. As seen in page 2 of the full (pdf) report, “Eighty four CFOs responded during the two weeks ended November 29.  Over 70% are from public companies, and over 75% are from companies with more than $1B in annual revenue.” Here are some excerpts that … Read more Deloitte “CFO Signals” Report 4Q 2011 – Notable Aspects

Conference Board CEO Confidence 3Q 2011

On October 7, I wrote a post about the latest Business Roundtable’s CEO Economic Outlook Survey and the Duke/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey titled “CEO & CFO Surveys 3Q 2011.” Subsequent to that post, on October 11, The Conference Board released its 3rd Quarter CEO Confidence Survey.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at … Read more Conference Board CEO Confidence 3Q 2011

Deloitte “CFO Signals” Report 3Q 2011 – Notable Aspects

Recently Deloitte released their “CFO Signals” report (pdf) for the 3rd Quarter 2011. As seen in page 2 of the report, “Ninety-one CFOs responded during the two weeks ended August 26.  Three-fourths are from public companies, and three-fourths are from companies with more than $1B in annual revenue.” Here are some excerpts that I found notable: … Read more Deloitte “CFO Signals” Report 3Q 2011 – Notable Aspects

CEO & CFO Surveys 3Q 2011

On September 29 the Business Roundtable’s CEO Economic Outlook Survey was released for the 3rd quarter.  The September Duke/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey (pdf) was released on September 13.  Both contain a variety of statistics regarding how executives view business and economic conditions. In the CEO survey, of particular interest is the CEO Economic Outlook Index, which decreased … Read more CEO & CFO Surveys 3Q 2011