Date Type Region Details
28 October 2014 YPO Release United States

Shrugging off concerns of a global growth slowdown, the YPO Global Pulse index of CEO sentiment for the United States slipped 0.6 point in the third quarter to land at 64.2, a robust level near its five-year peak of 65.1.

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28 October 2014 YPO Release Middle East/North Africa

Business confidence in the United Arab Emirates stayed buoyed over the third quarter of 2014. The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for the UAE inched up 0.2 point to a robust 72.3 in October on the back of slightly increased sales and capital spending outlooks. Meanwhile, the composite index for the Middle East and North Africa region rose marginally to 65.8, making it the world’s second most optimistic region behind Canada.

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28 October 2014 YPO Release Europe

After a nine-month run at its highest level in the five-year history of the YPO Global Pulse survey, CEO sentiment in the European Union dipped 2.5 points over the third quarter of 2014 to a cautiously optimistic 60.0. Confidence in Germany, the region’s biggest economy, fell 4.5 points to 54.0 on the heels of a second-quarter economic contraction, while the United Kingdom dipped 2.3 points to 68.4, erasing most of its gains of the previous quarter.

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28 October 2014 YPO Release Asia

After reaching a three-year high in the second quarter of the year, confidence among business leaders in Asia softened slightly over the third quarter. The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for Asia fell 1.8 points to 65.5 in the most recent survey of CEOs. The regional reading, however, is firmly in optimistic territory and more than 2.0 points higher than the global composite.

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28 October 2014 YPO Release Africa

Confidence amongst business leaders in Africa remained steady over the third quarter of 2014, in spite of rising uncertainty around the world related to the spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa and concerns of a global growth slowdown.

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24 October 2014 News Canada

Debby Carreau, CEO and founder of Inspired HR and a YPO member from Alberta, Canada, writes a blog for CNBC.com about how to ensure social media related to your company or product is on-brand.

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9 October 2014 News United States

Ed Fernandez, startup investor and adviser and a YPO member from Florida, writes a blog for CNBC.com about how the U.S. Hispanic community is developing into a very powerful consumer market.

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8 October 2014 News United States

In a blog written for CNBC, Dirk Bak, president of SDQ Janitorial and an YPO member from the YPO Twin Cities Chapter, discusses the scope and costs of pandemic and medical cleaning.

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