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CEOs grow more bullish on economy
USA Today, by Tim Mullaney

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 12/4/2013 1:52:40 PM

Corporate CEOs are growing more optimistic about the economy, and a budget deal in Washington would help push next year´s growth higher, according to a survey released by the Business Roundtable Wednesday. The business lobby´s CEO confidence index rose to 84.5 in a fourth-quarter survey of 120 chief executives, compared with 79.1 last quarter. The survey measures expectations for economic activity over the next six months. A reading above 50 points to economic expansion. "CEOs expect modest improvement in the outlook for economic expansion in the first half of 2014,´´ Business Roundtable Chairman James McNerney said on a conference call. "The survey

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: paglia guy, 12/4/2013 2:37:59 PM     (No. 9640133)

Uh oh. Prepare for a slowdown. These CEO polls are consistently wrong, and often miss by 180 degrees. I´m not a doomsayer, but these polls are usually a good indicator for all contrarians.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 12/4/2013 3:01:16 PM     (No. 9640174)

CEO`s have no business cycle. They get paid the big bucks whether they do well or not.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 12/4/2013 3:46:40 PM     (No. 9640262)

What deal? Reid doesn´t do budgets.

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