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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 20,000 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.


JANUARY 2014 RESULTS: CEOS OPTIMISTIC ABOUT 2014

With central banks in Europe, Asia and the United States indicating intentions to keep interest rates low throughout 2014 and beyond, a rising tide of optimism has buoyed business confidence around the world. Globally, confidence rose 2.6 points in the fourth quarter to 63.0, its highest level since April 2012.

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 May 2014, August 2014 and November 2014.

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