The Duke/CFO Business Outlook survey is conducted quarterly. The survey polls CFOs of both public and private companies around the globe.

Bloomberg Radio
March 7, 2006

CNBC – Closing Bell
March 7, 2006

CNBC Europe – Power Lunch Europe
March 13, 2006

CNN International – Business International
March 10, 2006

Report on Business Television – a.m. Business (Canada)
March 9, 2006

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The Wall Street Journal
Companies Across U.S. Plan to Put Cash to Work, Giving Possible Boost to Global Economy
April 4, 2006

The Wall Street Journal
Tech Time
March 24, 2006

Associated Press
CFOs not concerned about inflation, according to survey
March 7, 2006

CFO.com
CFOs Set to Unleash Spending
March 7, 2006

Financial Times
Survey of Asian finance chiefs points to rise in cash holdings
March 8, 2006

Financial Times (European Edition)
Europe’s Optimists
March 9, 2006

Reuters
U.S. CFO optimism highest in a year-survey
March 7, 2006

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MARCH 2006 RESULTS

Press Release
(GLOBAL CFO SURVEY: CORPORATE OPTIMISM REBOUNDS; INFLATION TO RISE, BUT CFOS NOT CONCERNED) [pdf format]

Results Weighted by Sales Revenue and Number of Employees
Tables of Key Numbers [pdf file]
Tables of Key Numbers (Europe) [pdf file]
Tables of Key Numbers (Asia) [pdf file]

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

Actual Survey Questions

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Survey Director, John Graham, Finance Professor, Duke University