Optimism among U.S. chief executive officers fell in the second quarter from a record high as fewer business leaders projected sales will climb, a survey showed.
Optimism among U.S. chief executive officers surpassed the highest level reached before the recession as more business leaders projected increased sales, investment and hiring , a survey showed.
BlackRock Inc., the world’s biggest asset manager, said it has named Verizon Communications Inc. Chief Executive Officer Ivan G. Seidenberg to its board of directors.
Mounting gloom over the outlook for jobs and wages caused American consumers to lose confidence in September, indicating spending will take time to recover.
Chief executive officers in the U.S. turned more optimistic in the second quarter, expecting stronger sales and additional hiring in the next six months, a survey showed.
"Oil and gas prices are still high."
- Ivan G. Seidenberg on Jun 14, 2011