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CEO optimism falls for 7th straight quarter: survey

(Source: Yahoo Finance, December 11, 2019)

NEW YORK — CEOs grew less optimistic about the U.S. economy for the seventh straight quarter, according to a new survey. On Wednesday the Business Roundtable released its CEO Economic Outlook survey for the fourth quarter. “Free and fair trade agreements are vital to economic prosperity for American workers, families and communities. Nearly 39 million American jobs—one in every five—depend on international trade. Because growth in trade-dependent jobs far outpaces job growth as a whole, we urge lawmakers to engage in more trade agreement negotiations and enact trade policies that preserve and strengthen an important pillar of the American economy,” said Lance Fritz, Chairman and CEO of Union Pacific in a statement.

Full story: Yahoo Finance

Thursday, December 12, 2019

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