The January 2021 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The January 2021 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on January 14, 2021. The headline is “WSJ Survey: U.S. Economic Growth Will Exceed 4% in 2021.” I found numerous items to be notable – although I don’t necessarily agree with them – both within the article and in the “Economist Q&A” section. An …

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The CFO Survey Fourth Quarter 2020 – Notable Excerpts

On December 22, 2020 the latest CFO Survey (formerly called the “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 press release, I found the following to be the most notable excerpts – although I don’t necessarily agree with them: The survey was …

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The December 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The December 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on December 11, 2020. The headline is “U.S. Recovery Will Cool Further Before Getting Vaccine Boost, WSJ Survey Shows.” I found numerous items to be notable – although I don’t necessarily agree with them – both within the article and in the “Economist Q&A” …

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Philadelphia Fed – 4th Quarter 2020 Survey Of Professional Forecasters

The Philadelphia Fed 4th Quarter 2020 Survey of Professional Forecasters was released on November 16, 2020.  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 2020:  -3.5% full-year 2021:  4.0% full-year 2022:  …

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The November 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The November 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on November 12, 2020. The headline is “WSJ Survey: Economic Recovery Seen Staying on Track After Election.” I found numerous items to be notable – although I don’t necessarily agree with them – both within the article and in the “Economist Q&A” section. Two …

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CEO Confidence Surveys 3Q 2020 – Notable Excerpts

On October 20, 2020, The Conference Board released the September 2020 Measure Of CEO Confidence.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at 64, up from 45. [note:  a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses] Notable excerpts from this October 20, 2020 Press Release include: Current Conditions CEOs’ assessment of general …

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The October 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The October 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on October 8, 2020. The headline is “WSJ Survey: 43% of Economists Don’t See U.S. Gaining Back Lost Jobs Until 2023.” I found numerous items to be notable – although I don’t necessarily agree with them – both within the article and in the …

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The CFO Survey Third Quarter 2020 – Notable Excerpts

On October 7, 2020 the latest CFO Survey (formerly called the “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 press release, I found the following to be the most notable excerpts – although I don’t necessarily agree with them: Corporate financial decision-makers …

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The September 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The September 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on September 10, 2020. The headline is “WSJ Survey: Overall Economy Is Recovering Faster Than Economists Expected.” I found numerous items to be notable – although I don’t necessarily agree with them – both within the article and in the “Economist Q&A” section. An …

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Philadelphia Fed – 3rd Quarter 2020 Survey Of Professional Forecasters

The Philadelphia Fed 3rd Quarter 2020 Survey of Professional Forecasters was released on August 14, 2020.  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 2020:  -5.2% full-year 2021:  3.2% full-year 2022:  …

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