YPO in the News

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Date Type Region Details
5 November 2013 We're trapped in an economic 'Groundhog Day' United States

Alan Zafran, managing director of First Republic Investment Management and a YPO member from California, writes a blog for cnbc.com about the October 2013 YPO Global Pulse results and how business confidence in the United States is at a standstill.

5 November 2013 CEO outlook for the EU is improving: YPO Global Pulse Europe

Anastasios Economou, founder of iGroup and a YPO member from Athens, Greece, appears on CNBC Europe Squawk Box to discuss the October 2013 YPO Global Pulse results and how CEOs feel that Europe has “turned a corner”.

5 November 2013 YPO : Fortement en hausse, la confiance des dirigeants de l'Union européenne atteint son niveau le plus élevé depuis deux ans Europe

BFM Business reports the October 2013 YPO Global Pulse results in Europe. Note: article is in French.

5 November 2013 Chief Executives’ Confidence in U.S. Declines to One-Year Low United States

An article on Bloomberg Businessweek discusses the October 2013 YPO Global Pulse results in the United States, where confidence dropped to its lowest level in a year.

29 October 2013 More Asian property investors are looking West North Asia

Goodwin Gaw, managing principal and founder at Gaw Capital Partners and a YPO member from Hong Kong, talks to CNBC Asia about the appreciation Asian investors are seeing in the U.S. property market.

15 October 2013 Shutdown Directly Affecting Local Businesses Northeastern U.S.

Jay Sidhu, CEO of Customers Bancorp and a member from Pennsylvania, shares with CNBCs Power Lunch some examples of how the government shutdown directly is affecting his clients’ decisions.

14 October 2013 Shutdown Hurts White House Catering Biz Northeastern U.S.

Susan Lacz, CEO of Ridgewells Caterers and a member from Washington, DC, tells CNBC Power Lunch how her catering company has lost US$200,000 in revenue and laid off 30 employees due to the U.S. government shutdown. Ridgewells Caterers’ clients include the White House, the U.S. State Department and the U.S. House of Representatives.

11 October 2013 Had to Lay off some 80% of Staff due to Shutdown Pacific U.S.

John Tucker, founder and CEO of Laser Plus Imaging and a member from Los Angeles, with CNBC’s Power Lunch shares how his business has been affected by the U.S. government shutdown in October. Laser Plus Imaging is a distributor of office supplies to the U.S. Department of Defense and other government agencies.