USA: Business confidence survey

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 USA

Business confidence survey

 Latest value 98.57
 Reference November 2023
 Measure points
 Data availability January 1960 - November 2023
 Average 99.97
 Min - Max 94.87 - 104.23
 Source Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from January 1960 to November 2023. The average value for the USA during that period was 99.97 points with a minimum of 94.87 points in January 1975 and a maximum of 104.23 points in January 1973. Click on the following link to see the values of Business confidence survey around the world.
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Measure: points
Source: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)


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Definition: The business survey indicator provides information on the amount of optimism or pessimism that business managers feel about the prospects of their companies, based upon opinion surveys on developments in production, orders and stocks of finished goods and the general economic situation of the company. It can be used to monitor output growth and to anticipate turning points in economic activity.

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