Duke CFO Global Business Outlook

Chief financial officers in the United States are feeling the most confident about economic growth than they’ve been in more than a dozen years, the latest CFO Survey found. Results also show CFOs strongly support several of President Donald Trump’s initiatives, but are concerned about how his off-the-cuff Twitter posts and public comments affect business.

Survey Results
March 2017

Key Results Summary:
Basic summaries of results in table format.
High-Level Results:
Full listing of questions with overall averages.
Cross-Tab Tables:
results conditional on firm characteristics, industry, location, etc.
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graphs showing US optimism and international optimism