The January 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The January 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on January 16, 2020.  The headline is “WSJ Survey: U.S., China Agreement Will Boost Growth.” 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 excerpts: On … Read more The January 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

CEO Confidence Surveys 4Q 2019 – Notable Excerpts

On January 7, 2020, The Conference Board released the 4th Quarter Measure Of CEO Confidence.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at 43, up from 34 in the third quarter. [note:  a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses] Notable excerpts from this January 7, 2020 Press Release include: CEOs … Read more CEO Confidence Surveys 4Q 2019 – Notable Excerpts

The December 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The December 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on December 18, 2019.  The headline is “U.S. Expansion Expected to Continue Through 2020.” 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. Three excerpts: The U.S. … Read more The December 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

December 2019 Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey – Notable Excerpts

On December 11, 2019 the December 2019 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: More than half (52%) of U.S. … Read more December 2019 Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey – Notable Excerpts

Philadelphia Fed – 4th Quarter 2019 Survey Of Professional Forecasters

The Philadelphia Fed 4th Quarter 2019 Survey of Professional Forecasters was released on November 15, 2019.  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 2019:  2.3% full-year 2020:  1.8% full-year 2021:  … Read more Philadelphia Fed – 4th Quarter 2019 Survey Of Professional Forecasters

The November 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The November 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on November 7, 2019.  The headline is “WSJ Survey: Economists Split on Causes of Hiring Slowdown.” 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 excerpt: … Read more The November 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The October 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The October 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on October 10, 2019.  The headline is “WSJ Survey: Majority of Economists Say Manufacturing Sector in Recession.” 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 … Read more The October 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

CEO Confidence Surveys 3Q 2019 – Notable Excerpts

On October 2, 2019, The Conference Board released the 3rd Quarter Measure Of CEO Confidence.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at 34, down from 43 in the second quarter. [note:  a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses] Notable excerpts from this October 2, 2019 Press Release include: CEOs … Read more CEO Confidence Surveys 3Q 2019 – Notable Excerpts

September 2019 Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey – Notable Excerpts

On September 18, 2019 the September 2019 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 CFO Optimism Index, which historically … Read more September 2019 Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey – Notable Excerpts

The September 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The September 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on September 12, 2019.  The headline is “Economists Don’t See Path to 3% Growth in 2019.” 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 excerpt: … Read more The September 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey