CEO Confidence Surveys 4Q 2017 – Notable Excerpts

On January 4, 2018, The Conference Board released the 4th Quarter Measure Of CEO Confidence.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at 63, up from 59 in the third quarter. [note:  a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses] Notable excerpts from this January 4 Press Release include: CEOs’ assessment … Read moreCEO Confidence Surveys 4Q 2017 – Notable Excerpts

CEO Confidence Surveys 3Q 2017 – Notable Excerpts

On October 5, 2017, The Conference Board released the 3rd Quarter Measure Of CEO Confidence.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at 59, down from 61 in the second quarter. [note:  a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses] Notable excerpts from this October 5 Press Release include: CEOs’ assessment … Read moreCEO Confidence Surveys 3Q 2017 – Notable Excerpts

September 2017 Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey – Notable Excerpts

On September 8, 2017 the September 2017 Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook 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 the most notable excerpts – although I don’t necessarily agree with them: The survey has been conducted for 86 consecutive … Read moreSeptember 2017 Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey – Notable Excerpts

CEO Confidence Surveys 2Q 2017 – Notable Excerpts

On July 6, 2017, The Conference Board released the 2nd Quarter Measure Of CEO Confidence.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at 61, down from 68 in the first quarter. [note:  a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses] Notable excerpts from this July 6 Press Release include: CEOs’ appraisal … Read moreCEO Confidence Surveys 2Q 2017 – Notable Excerpts

June 2017 Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey – Notable Excerpts

On June 13, 2017 the June Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook 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 the most notable excerpts – although I don’t necessarily agree with them: Uncertainty about regulatory policy and health care costs … Read moreJune 2017 Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey – Notable Excerpts

CEO Confidence Surveys 1Q 2017 – Notable Excerpts

On April 6, 2017, The Conference Board released the 1st Quarter Measure Of CEO Confidence.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at 68, up from 65 in the fourth quarter. [note:  a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses] Notable excerpts from this April 6 Press Release include: CEOs’ assessment … Read moreCEO Confidence Surveys 1Q 2017 – Notable Excerpts

March 2017 Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey – Notable Excerpts

On March 15, 2017 the March Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook 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 the most notable excerpts – although I don’t necessarily agree with them: Results also show that CFOs are feeling the … Read moreMarch 2017 Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey – Notable Excerpts

CEO Confidence Surveys 4Q 2016 – Notable Excerpts

On January 5, 2017, The Conference Board released the 4th Quarter Measure Of CEO Confidence.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at 65, up from 50 in the third quarter. [note:  a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses] Notable excerpts from this January 5 Press Release include: CEOs’ assessment … Read moreCEO Confidence Surveys 4Q 2016 – Notable Excerpts

December 2016 Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey – Notable Excerpts

On December 7, 2016 the December Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook 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 the most notable excerpts – although I don’t necessarily agree with them: For the last five quarters, the Duke University/CFO … Read moreDecember 2016 Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey – Notable Excerpts

CEO Confidence Surveys 3Q 2016 – Notable Excerpts

On October 4, 2016, The Conference Board released the 3rd Quarter Measure Of CEO Confidence.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at 50, down from 52 in the second quarter. [note:  a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses] Notable excerpts from this October 4 Press Release include: CEOs’ appraisal … Read moreCEO Confidence Surveys 3Q 2016 – Notable Excerpts