Monday, September 18, 2006

U.S. CEOs downbeat on economic outlook

BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE Q3 CEO SURVEY LOWEST LEVEL SINCE Q3 '03

BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE Q3 CEO SURVEY 82.4 VS 98.6 Q2

Chief executives at major U.S. corporations were more pessimistic about the economy than anytime since the third quarter of 2003. The Business Roundtable CEO economic outlook index fell to 82.4 in the third quarter from 98.6 in the second quarter. "We believe that we are beginning to see the effects of energy and interest rate pricing pressures reflected in the business outlook," said Harold McGraw, Business Roundtable chairman and the chairman and CEO of The McGraw-Hill Companies. Chief executives "see things slowing down," McGraw said in a press briefing with reporters

dazu nochhttp://immobilienblasen.blogspot.com/2006/09/cfo-confidence.html

nur zur erinnerung der dow nimmt gerade das allzeithoch in angriff......

jan-martin

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