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AFP EconWatch--Weekly Economic Newsletter

The economic summary that gives financial professionals commentary and insights on the latest news with a focus on the likely impact on their organization.
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Current Edition: January 26, 2015

Optimistic about their prospects in 2015, U.S. businesses are expecting to shed cash holdings during the first quarter. This is the key takeaway from the January 2015 results of the AFP Corporate Cash Indicators® released today. (Log-in required)

3 Takeaways From the Past Week:

1. Corporate cash levels are expected to contract during the first quarter, reflecting building confidence in U.S. business conditions.
2. Despite growing at a slower pace during December, U.S. business activity during the fourth quarter was robust.
3. Home sales activity picked up during December, even as home supplies tightened.

Mid-Week Update:  January 28, 2015

The Conference Board’s measure of consumer sentiment surged this month to its highest level since August 2007.

Previous Editions:

January 19, 2015
January 12, 2015
January 5, 2015
December 29, 2014 

AFP EconWatch, edited by Kevin Roth (Managing Director, Research), provides financial professionals every Monday morning with commentary on the latest economic news and the possible effects on their organization. The newsletter also incorporates Corporate Finance Week, a column edited by Brian Kalish (Director, Finance Lead) reviewing the previous week's key finance news.

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