The CFO Outlook Survey, conducted quarterly - Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business polls the CFOs of both public and private companies in the U.S. representing a broad range of industries, geographic areas and revenues.

Recent Media Coverage

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Fuqua Professor John Graham on CNBC, June 17, 2004 (You might need Internet Explorer)

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Fuqua Professor John Graham on Business Talk Radio, December 22
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Corporations to the rescue? Not so fast.
The Wall Street Journal, July 14, 2004
 
Study reveals U.S. CFOs not worried about $40/Bbl oil
Dow Jones, July 12, 2004
 
Earnings smoothing threatens value
Investors Chronicle, June 25, 2004

Bankers doubt pace can be maintained
The Financial Times, June 28, 2004

Gross Exaggeration?
CNNMoney.com, June 17, 2004

Terror attacks top risk to U.S. economy-CFO survey
Reuters News Service, June 17, 2004

Ga. jobless claims up, but below a year ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, July 8, 2004
 
Weaker reports undercut Fed plan; Some see a blip, others danger
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, July 8, 2004

CFOs say top risk is terror in U.S.
Investor's Business Daily, June 18, 2004

Survey: CFOs lower their expectations
IndustryWeek.com, July 1, 2004

Jobs data paint a mixed picture
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, June 17, 2004
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State adds jobs for a fourth month
The News&Observer, June 18, 2004


Financial officers worrying about terrorism, survey says
The Winston-Salem Journal, June 18, 2004

CFOs Identify Top Three Risks to Businesses
SmartPros Accounting, June 18, 2004

The Perfect Real Estate Storm
Realty Times, June 2004

Duke University CFO Outlook Survey

JUNE 2004 RESULTS


Press Release ( INTEREST RATE INCREASES, TERRORISM RISK THREATEN U.S. ECONOMIC GROWTH )  [".pdf" format]

Results Weighted by Sales Revenue and Number of Employees
Tables of Key Numbers [doc file]

Equally Weighted Results
Topline tables (overall averages, etc.) [rtf file]
Banner tables (results conditional on firm characteristics, industry, location, etc.) [rtf file]

Actual Survey Questions