Executive Optimism Hits Three-Year High
“What we’re seeing is a broad expectation that things will really open up in the second half of the year."
Stimulus Checks, Vaccines Fuel Executive Optimism
An AICPA survey finds "a resurgent sense of optimism about the economy overall, despite the deep pain that remains in key sectors and industries."
Execs Fear Harm Without Further Economic Aid
But even amid the current surge in COVID-19 cases, an AICPA survey found executives had an improved outlook on the U.S. economy.
Business Optimism Rebounds From Virus Shock
"We’re digging out of a very deep hole of pessimism. Comparisons are still tracking with the years immediately following the Great Recession."
Global CFOs Still Bullish on America — So Far
Growing protectionist views in the United States threaten to upset the economic status quo, Zurich finds.
U.S. Consumer Sentiment Hits 14-Year High
The gain reflected a surge in confidence among lower-income households that have benefited from the GOP's tax cuts.
62% of Execs See Business Growth in Next Year
The AICPA finds economic optimism has stabilized, with profit expectations and employment also showing strength in the third quarter.
Executives Down on Growth Prospects for 2016
Those polled by AICPA expect lower revenue and profit growth next year, reflecting rising concern about economic conditions and domestic competition.
Finding Qualified Job Candidates Getting Tougher
Nearly half of CFOs and others who responded to an AICPA survey said competition for good candidates has increased.
Tax Breaks Gridlock Weighs on CFOs
A new survey says indecision over a bill to extend more than 50 tax breaks is contributing to CFOs' uncertainty about growth.
The Problems of Prosperity
The latest Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey finds U.S. finance executives searching for the best ways to leverage the strengthening economy.