CEO Confidence Index May 2005

 CEO CONFIDENCE PLUNGES IN MAY Unstable Economic Environment Weighs on the Minds of CEOsWith the Presidential Policy Report Card in, [...]

May 1 2005 by Chief Executive


 CEO CONFIDENCE PLUNGES IN MAY

Unstable Economic Environment Weighs on the Minds of CEOs
With the Presidential Policy Report Card in, Bush Got Better Grades at Yale

Overall CEO Confidence -16.8
146.8
CEO Current Confidence -18.8
166.2
CEO Future Confidence -15.4
133.7
Business Conditions Index -22.3
160.1
Investment Conditions Index -13.3
124.6
Employment Conditions Index -15.0
160.8

Bush’s Policy Report Card:

Policy Area: Grade:
Research & Development C+
Overall Tax Policy B-
K-12 Education C+
Healthcare C
Energy Policy C
Trade C+
Fiscal Policy C-

Overall Policy GPA: 2.24
Bush’s Yale GPA: 2.35


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