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13 July 2012 'Top States' Rankings Mean Nothing to Entrepreneurs Northeastern U.S.

Patrick Sweeney II, president and CEO of dwinQ and a YPO member from Ashburn, Virginia, discusses CNBC’s “America’s Top States for Business” rankings and how Virginia’s No. 3 ranking does not apply to entrepreneurs.

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7 August 2012 Optimism of Young Executives Takes a Hit United States

A story on Wall Street Journal.com discusses the July 2012 YPO Global Pulse results and how U.S. CEOs foresee a slowdown in hiring.

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7 August 2012 U.S. Chief Executives Less Confident on Economy: Survey United States

Bloomberg Businessweek reports the July 2012 YPO Global Pulse results in the United States, where the confidence index fell to 60 in the second quarter from

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7 August 2012 European CEO Confidence at 9-Month Low: Survey Europe

An article on cnbc.com discusses the July 2012 YPO Global Pulse results for Europe, where confidence levels amongst CEOs are at a nine-month low, with less than a third of the region’s business leaders expecting conditions to improve over the next year. Read more

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7 August 2012 Young presidents' confidence drops United States

An article in Upstart reports the July 2012 YPO Global Pulse results in the United States, with American top executives’ confidence plummeting as electioneering ramps up and employment numbers erode.

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7 August 2012 CEO Confidence Hits 9-Month Low Europe

Michele Raucci, chairman of Sixiang Holdings and a member of the YPO Italy Chapter, joins CNBC to discuss the July 2012 YPO Global Pulse results and why less than one-third of European CEOs expect business conditions to improve over the next 12 months.

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7 August 2012 CEO Confidence Slides United States

Alan Zafran, a member of the YPO Global One Chapter and a founding partner of Luminous Capital, discusses with CNBC’s Street Signs the July 2012 YPO Global Pulse results and why U.S. CEO confidence is faltering.

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8 August 2012 YPO Survey: Business Sentiment on the Decline North Asia

Stanley Szeto, chairman and CEO of Lever Style and a member of the YPO Hong Kong Chapter, discusses the July 2012 YPO Global Pulse results with CNBC Asia. The survey shows a big drop in business confidence in Asia over the last two years with Japanese and Korea executives indicating the most pessimism.

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