Infographic: Q1 2013 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 2013 Vistage CEO Confidence Index includes responses from 1,546 US CEOs, surveyed between March 11 and March 20, 2013, 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 2013 Confidence Index resultswhich reflect expectations of continued slowdown in the pace of economic growth.