February 2015: CEO Confidence Up Nearly 10% From the Same Year-Ago Period

The CEO Confidence Index, Chief Executive‘s monthly gauge of CEOs’ expectations for business conditions over the next 12 months, shrank 3.9% in February, putting confidence back at December levels, landing at 6.45 out of a possible 10, compared to 6.71 for January. However, when compared against the same year-ago period, confidence is up nearly 10%.

CEOs were less confident in February than they were in January, finishing out the month down 3.9%. However, in looking at the 12 month period ending February 15, confidence has made a gradual but steady increase.

CEO Confidence Index 12 Months Ended 2-15













When comparing February 2015 against the same year-ago period, CEO confidence is up 9.7%.

Feb. 2015 vs. Feb. 2014





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