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

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

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

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

Conference Board CEO Confidence 2Q 2011

On June 20, 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 2Q 2011.” Subsequent to that post, on July 8, the Conference Board released its 2nd Quarter CEO Confidence Survey.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at … Read more Conference Board CEO Confidence 2Q 2011

CEO & CFO Surveys 2Q 2011

On June 14 the Business Roundtable’s CEO Economic Outlook Survey was released for the 2nd quarter.  The June Duke/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey was released on June 8.  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 … Read more CEO & CFO Surveys 2Q 2011

Conference Board CEO Confidence 1Q 2011

On March 31, I wrote a post about the latest Business Roundtable’s CEO Economic Outlook Survey and the Duke/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey. Subsequent to that post, the Conference Board released its 1st Quarter CEO Confidence Survey.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at 67, up from 62 in the first quarter. An excerpt … Read more Conference Board CEO Confidence 1Q 2011

CEO & CFO Surveys 1Q 2011

On March 30 the Business Roundtable’s CEO Economic Outlook Survey was released for the 1st quarter.  The March Duke/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey was released on March 9.  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 … Read more CEO & CFO Surveys 1Q 2011