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View the latest YPO announcements, including international news, member news and the results of YPO’s economic indicator, the YPO Global Pulse.

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7 February 2012 United States

After lagging the YPO Global Index in every quarter since the survey began, the United States weighed in above the global reading for the first time, climbing 4.5 points to 62.2. Expectations about sales, headcounts and capital spending all climbed higher in the fourth quarter, suggesting that U.S. CEOs seem to anticipate a moderate pace of economic expansion during the coming 12 months.

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7 February 2011 Europe

CEOs in the European Union remain the least confident in the world about the future prospects of their organizations, with EU confidence now 8.7 points below the global average.

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7 February 2012 Asia

The YPO Global Pulse Index for Asia edged lower by 0.2 points in the fourth quarter to 60.7. For the first time, Asia weighed in slightly lower than the global index, trailing Canada (64.4), Latin America and Africa (both at 63.6), and the United States (62.2).

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27 February 2012

YPO and CNBC are forging an exclusive editorial partnership. The cornerstone of the collaboration involves YPO establishing “Chief Executive Networks” in the Americas, Europe/Middle East/Africa and Asia Pacific to advise and inform CNBC’s audience and editorial leadership on what they’re experiencing on the frontlines of the economy.

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9 May 2012 United States

The YPO Global Pulse Index rose 2.9 points to 65.1 in the latest quarterly survey of U.S. CEOs. This is the highest confidence level for the United States since the inception of the survey in July 2009.

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9 May 2012 Asia

The YPO Global Pulse Index for Asia rose 1.2 points to 61.9 in the latest survey. The uptick follows six quarters of deteriorating confidence as CEOs reacted to sovereign debt woes in Europe, the tsunami in Japan, and efforts to slow the economy in China.

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9 May 2012 Europe

CEOs in the European Union remain the least confident in the world, despite becoming marginally more optimistic about the future prospects of their organisations than they were three months ago. Confidence levels amongst CEOs in the EU now trail those around the rest of the world by a record margin, with EU confidence now 9 points below the global average of 63.8.

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7 August 2012 Europe

CEOs in the European Union remain the least confident in the world. Despite the recent decision by EU leaders to bolster the region’s banking system, confidence amongst business chiefs in the region is now the lowest it’s been in nine months. In particular, levels of optimism fell away in the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy over the past quarter.

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