The June 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The June 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on June 13, 2019.  The headline is “Trump Tariffs Are Short-Term Pain Without Long-Term Gain, Economists Say.” 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 moreThe June 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

Philadelphia Fed – 2nd Quarter 2019 Survey Of Professional Forecasters

The Philadelphia Fed 2nd Quarter 2019 Survey of Professional Forecasters was released on May 10, 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:  2.6% full-year 2020:  2.0% full-year 2021:  … Read morePhiladelphia Fed – 2nd Quarter 2019 Survey Of Professional Forecasters

The May 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The May 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on May 9, 2019.  The headline is “Nearly 70% of Economists Expect Faster Wage Growth Over Next Year, WSJ Survey Says.” I found numerous items to be notable – although I don’t necessarily agree with them – both within the article and in the … Read moreThe May 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

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

On April 17, 2019 the April 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: Sixty-seven percent of U.S. … Read moreApril 2019 Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey – Notable Excerpts

The April 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The April 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on April 11, 2019.  The headline is “Raising Minimum Wage Would Cost Jobs, Say Economists in WSJ Survey.” 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. … Read moreThe April 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

CEO Confidence Surveys 1Q 2019 – Notable Excerpts

On April 4, 2019, The Conference Board released the 1st Quarter Measure Of CEO Confidence.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at 43, up from 42 in the fourth quarter. [note:  a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses] Notable excerpts from this April 4, 2019 Press Release include: … Read moreCEO Confidence Surveys 1Q 2019 – Notable Excerpts

Philadelphia Fed – 1st Quarter 2019 Survey Of Professional Forecasters

The Philadelphia Fed 1st Quarter 2019 Survey of Professional Forecasters was released on March 22, 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:  2.4% full-year 2020:  2.0% … Read morePhiladelphia Fed – 1st Quarter 2019 Survey Of Professional Forecasters

The March 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The March 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on March 14, 2019.  The headline is “WSJ Survey: Economists Cut Forecasts For Jobs and Economic Growth in Early 2019.” I found numerous items to be notable – although I don’t necessarily agree with them – both within the article and in the “Economist … Read moreThe March 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The February 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The February 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on February 7, 2019.  The headline is “ Most Economists Say Fresh Government Shutdown Would Hurt U.S. 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. … Read moreThe February 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The January 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The January 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on January 10, 2019.  The headline is “Economists See U.S. Recession Risks Rising.” 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 average, economists … Read moreThe January 2019 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey