Infographic: Q3 2012 CEO Confidence Index Results
The quarterly Vistage CEO Confidence Index, established in 2003, is the nations largest and most comprehensive report of the opinions and projections of small- to medium-sized business CEOs about the U.S. economy. The Q3 2012 Vistage CEO Confidence Index includes responses from 1,504 US CEOs, surveyed between September 12 and September 21, 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 Q3 2012 Confidence Index resultswhich reflect expectations of continued slowdown in the pace of economic growth.