The latest Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey finds U.S. finance executives searching for the best ways to leverage the strengthening economy.
At the same time, Fed officials appear convinced that the first-quarter slowdown was due to "transitory" effects.
Economic growth fell precipitously in the first quarter, hurt by declines in exports and lower business investment.
Gross domestic product is predicted to hit 3.1% this quarter, as long as the strong U.S. dollar doesn't derail production.
Federal officials say they intend to keep money "cheap for a long time to come," meaning interest rate increases will be slow and carefully…
The country's public-sector entities are forced to remove their cash reserves from commercial banks.
The sale of some of GE Capital's loans and other assets in the first quarter caused a large one-time charge.
Pent-up consumer demand and falling unemployment is expected to increase purchases of home appliances, furniture, and other goods.
Institutional managers see fewer credit defaults and narrower spreads coming in Europe, but their outlook for North America worsens.