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.
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.
The Conference Board’s measure of consumer sentiment surged this month to its highest level since August 2007.
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AFP EconWatch, edited by Kevin Roth (Managing
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