Downturn. Recession. Unemployment. These terms may be just as associated with 2010 as they were with 2009. But what will 2011 look like? Will we see an unemployment rate back near 6%? Will fewer houses sit on the market for months and months? Will consumer confidence be higher than we’ve seen in the past two years? Will we start to see more “good” in the news?
The latest business barometer scores show that senior executives’ perceptions on revenue growth and cost pressures over the next 12 months remain slightly negative.