Infographic: Q1 2012 CEO Confidence Index Results

The quarterly Vistage CEO Confidence Index, established in 2003, is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive report of the opinions and projections of small- to medium-sized business CEOs about the U.S. economy. The Q1 2012 Vistage CEO Confidence Index includes responses from 1,854 US CEOs, surveyed between March 5 and March 16, 2012, with a margin of error of 1.6 percentage points. Since its establishment in 2003, the Index has proven to be a leading indicator for changes in GDP and Employment, two to three quarters hence.

The infographic is a snapshot of current business trends based on the Q1 2012 Confidence Index results—which reflect a surge in economic optimism about the year ahead.

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