Philadelphia Fed – 2nd Quarter 2024 Survey Of Professional Forecasters

The Philadelphia Fed 2nd Quarter 2024 Survey of Professional Forecasters was released on May 10, 2024.  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 2024:  2.5% full-year 2025:  1.9% full-year 2026:  …

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The CFO Survey First Quarter 2024 – Notable Excerpts

On March 27, 2024 The CFO Survey was released.  It contains a variety of statistics regarding how CFOs view business and economic conditions. In the CFO Survey press release, I found the following to be the most notable excerpts – although I don’t necessarily agree with them: CFOs revised upward their expectations for real GDP growth over …

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CEO Confidence Surveys 1Q 2024 – Notable Excerpts

On March 6, 2024, the Business Roundtable released its most recent CEO Economic Outlook Survey for the 1st Quarter of 2024.   Notable excerpts from this release, titled “Business Roundtable Q1 CEO Economic Outlook Index Signals a Resilient, Accelerating Economy“: The overall Index increased by 11 points from last quarter to 85, slightly above its …

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Philadelphia Fed – 1st Quarter 2024 Survey Of Professional Forecasters

The Philadelphia Fed 1st Quarter 2024 Survey of Professional Forecasters was released on February 9, 2024.  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 2024:  2.4% full-year 2025:  1.8% full-year 2026:  …

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The January 2024 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The January 2024 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on January 14, 2024. The headline is “It Won’t Be a Recession – It Will Just Feel Like One.” I found numerous items to be notable – although I don’t necessarily agree with them – both within the article and in the forecasts section. …

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The CFO Survey Fourth Quarter 2023 – Notable Excerpts

On December 20, 2023 The CFO Survey was released.  It contains a variety of statistics regarding how CFOs view business and economic conditions. In the CFO Survey press release, I found the following to be the most notable excerpts – although I don’t necessarily agree with them: also: Still, respondents’ average expectation for GDP growth over the …

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CEO Confidence Surveys 4Q 2023 – Notable Excerpts

On December 13, 2023, the Business Roundtable released its most recent CEO Economic Outlook Survey for the 4th Quarter of 2023.   Notable excerpts from this December 13, 2023 release, titled “Business Roundtable Q4 CEO Economic Outlook Index Reflects a Stable but Cooling U.S. Economy“: The overall Index ticked up a modest two points from …

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Philadelphia Fed – 4th Quarter 2023 Survey Of Professional Forecasters

The Philadelphia Fed 4th Quarter 2023 Survey of Professional Forecasters was released on November 13, 2023.  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 2023:  2.4% full-year 2024:  1.7% full-year 2025:  …

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The October 2023 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The October 2023 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on October 15, 2023. The headline is “A Recession Is No Longer The Consensus.” I found numerous items to be notable – although I don’t necessarily agree with them – both within the article and in the forecasts section. An excerpt: Economists are turning …

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