CEO Confidence recovers from January drop, remains below last year

| February 12, 2019

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The number of CEOs who report recent economic improvements has been cut in half since last year. Just over 1 in 4 CEOs expect that the economy will worsen in the year ahead. A third of CEOs say their businesses have been negatively impacted by tari¬s. 7 out of 10 CEOs expect increased revenues in the coming year. CEO profitability remains at optimistic levels. VIEW COMPLETE RESULTS Twice the number of CEOs plan to reduce investments as did last year. The WSJ/Vistage Small Business CEO Con¬dence Index was 99.8 in February, up from 95.2 in January. CEO Confidence recovers from January drop, remains below last year.

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