The CFO Survey Third Quarter 2021 – Notable Excerpts

On October 14, 2021 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: Three-fourths of U.S. …

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CEO Confidence Surveys 3Q 2021 – Notable Excerpts

On October 7, 2021, The Conference Board released the Q3 2021 Measure Of CEO Confidence.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at 67, down from 82. [note:  a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses] Notable excerpts from this October 7, 2021 Press Release include: Current Conditions CEOs’ assessment of general …

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Philadelphia Fed – 3rd Quarter 2021 Survey Of Professional Forecasters

The Philadelphia Fed 3rd Quarter 2021 Survey of Professional Forecasters was released on August 13, 2021.  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 2021:  6.1% full-year 2022:  4.4% full-year 2023:  …

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The CFO Survey Second Quarter 2021 – Notable Excerpts

On July 14, 2021 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: CFOs and other …

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Philadelphia Fed – 2nd Quarter 2021 Survey Of Professional Forecasters

The Philadelphia Fed 2nd Quarter 2021 Survey of Professional Forecasters was released on May 14, 2021.  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 2021:  6.3% full-year 2022:  4.3% full-year 2023:  …

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The CFO Survey First Quarter 2021 – Notable Excerpts

On April 7, 2021 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: CFOs expressed growing …

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The March 2021 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The March 2021 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on March 10, 2021. The headline is “Latest Stimulus Package Could Jolt U.S. Growth, Revive Inflation 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. …

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CEO Confidence Surveys 1Q 2021 – Notable Excerpts

On February 18, 2021, The Conference Board released the Q1 2021 Measure Of CEO Confidence.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at 73, up from 64. [note:  a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses] Notable excerpts from this February 18, 2021 Press Release include: Current Conditions CEOs’ assessment of general …

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