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The only CEO economic sentiment indicator to span the globe on a quarterly basis.

YPO Global Pulse offers unique insights into the global economy from YPO’s network of 21,000 CEOs in more than 120 countries, representing a broad range of business sizes and sectors. A third of YPO members are entrepreneurs, a third run family businesses, and the rest are professional (hired) executives.

Each quarter, YPO members provide their perspectives on the overall economic climate as well as changes and expected changes in sales, employee counts and fixed investment. Here you can see their views, read select media coverage on the YPO Global Pulse and more.


APRIL 2014 RESULTS: CEOS STILL UPBEAT ABOUT 2014

Low interest rates and continued recovery in developed markets in the first quarter of 2014 kept CEO confidence aloft. The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index declined just half a point to 62.5. Confidence downturns in pockets of the emerging world contributed to the slight decline.

Overall economic confidence of the survey participants on a scale of 0-100, with 50 being neutral
Level of confidence of the survey participants that sales will increase over the next 12 months (0-100 scale, with 50 being neutral)
Level of confidence of the survey participants that their total number of employees will increase over the next 12 months (0-100 scale, with 50 being neutral)
Level of confidence of the survey participants that they will increase capital spending over the next 12 months (0-100 scale, with 50 being neutral)
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Results from data for future quarters will be announced in August 2014, November 2014 and February 2015.

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