The July 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The July 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on July 9, 2020. The headline is “WSJ Survey: Strong U.S. Recovery Depends on Effective Covid-19 Response.” 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 July 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The CFO Survey Second Quarter 2020 – Notable Excerpts

On July 8, 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 CFO … Read more The CFO Survey Second Quarter 2020 – Notable Excerpts

CEO Confidence Surveys 2Q 2020 – Notable Excerpts

On July 2, 2020, The Conference Board released the 2nd Quarter Measure Of CEO Confidence.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at 44, up from 34 in the fourth quarter. [note:  a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses] Notable excerpts from this July 2, 2020 Press Release include: CEOs … Read more CEO Confidence Surveys 2Q 2020 – Notable Excerpts

The June 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The June 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on June 11, 2020. The headline is “WSJ Survey: U.S. Recovery From Pandemic Shock to Begin by Third Quarter.” 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” … Read more The June 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

Philadelphia Fed – 2nd Quarter 2020 Survey Of Professional Forecasters

The Philadelphia Fed 2nd Quarter 2020 Survey of Professional Forecasters was released on May 15, 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:  -5.6% full-year 2021:  3.1% full-year 2022:  … Read more Philadelphia Fed – 2nd Quarter 2020 Survey Of Professional Forecasters

The May 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The May 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on May 13, 2020. The headline is “WSJ Survey: Coronavirus to Cause 17% Unemployment in June.” 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 May 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

April 2020 Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey – Notable Excerpts

On April 15, 2020 the April 2020 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 fell to … Read more April 2020 Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey – Notable Excerpts

CEO Confidence Surveys 1Q 2020 – Notable Excerpts

On April 9, 2020, The Conference Board released the 1st Quarter Measure Of CEO Confidence.   The overall measure of CEO Confidence was at 36, down from 43 in the fourth quarter. [note:  a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses] Notable excerpts from this April 9, 2020 Press Release include: “In … Read more CEO Confidence Surveys 1Q 2020 – Notable Excerpts

The April 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The April 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on April 8, 2020.  The headline is “WSJ Survey: Coronavirus to Cause Deep U.S. Contraction, 13% Unemployment.” 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 … Read more The April 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The March 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey

The March 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on March 12, 2020.  The headline is “WSJ Survey: Coronavirus to Trigger U.S. Economic Contraction in Second Quarter.” 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 more The March 2020 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey