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CEOs are gaining confidence about their ability to grow in the current market conditions

Bob Moritz, PwC U.S. Chairman and Senior partner, discusses findings from PwC’s 17th Annual Global CEO Survey in an interview with CNBC Squawk Box.

CEO confidence
Job growth
Incentive to keep up with innovation

Watch the CNBC Squawk Box interview
Download the 2014 US CEO Survey report

Recent news releases

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

PwC Named a Leader in Worldwide Strategy Consulting Services in IDC MarketScape Report

PwC US was named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Strategy Consulting Services 2014 Vendor Assessment report. According to the report, “clients indicate they consider PwC to be better than many of its peers at maximizing the value of a project and integrating its project team with the client’s.”

Thursday, August 7, 2014

PwC US Appoints Terri McClements as Managing Partner of the Washington Metro Market

U.S. Human Capital Leader to Lead 3,200 Professionals Based in the Washington Metro Market

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Second Quarter Technology M&A Thrives amid Improving Macroeconomic Conditions with Announced Deals Signalling a Strong Second Half of 2014, says PwC US

Software and Internet Deals Thrive while Hardware and Semiconductor Sectors Drive Increasing Deal Values

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Power and Utilities Industry Second Quarter 2014 Deal Value Reaches Highest Level since 2011, According to PwC US

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the North American power and utilities industry increased significantly on a volume and value basis in the second quarter of 2014, both as compared to the previous quarter and year-over-year, according to PwC US’ quarterly deals snapshot North American Power & Utilities Deals: Q2 2014.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Private-Company Leaders’ Bright Economic Outlook Spurs Stronger Capital Investment, Latest PwC Survey Finds

• Nearly three in five private companies are confident about the U.S. economy, continuing their 18-month optimism streak. • More than one-third of them plan major new capital investments, the highest percentage in over two years.• The majority of private companies also plan to increase headcount, but minimally, via targeted hiring.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Industrial Products M&A Activity Surges in Second Quarter, According to PwC US

Average deal value rises substantiallyCross-border deals picking up as risk tolerance risesFinancial investors playing greater role in Industrial Products M&A activity

Thursday, July 31, 2014

PwC and IRRC Institute Release New Cybersecurity Report; Offers Investors Strategies to Evaluate Risk Amid Opaque Corporate Disclosures

A new report from PwC US and the Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRCi) indicates that while companies must disclose significant cyber risks, those disclosures rarely provide differentiated or actionable information.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

PwC Commits to Future in Downtown Seattle with Signing of Long-term Lease

PwC US today announced the firm’s commitment to its future in downtown Seattle by signing a 12-year lease in their current location, the US Bank Centre, located at 1420 Fifth Avenue.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

U.S. Oil & Gas Deal Value and Volume Increased Substantially in the Second Quarter of 2014, According to PwC US

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the oil and gas industry increased substantially in terms of value and volume in the second quarter of 2014 compared to both the prior quarter and the second quarter of last year, according to PwC US.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Second Quarter 2014 Retail & Consumer M&A Activity Significantly Outperforms Q2 2013, According to PwC US

U.S. retail and consumer merger & acquisition (M&A) activity during the second quarter of 2014 was driven by eight multibillion dollar transactions, anchored by the food and beverage (including alcohol and retailing) sectors, exceeding year-over-year deal value by 104 percent and volume by 52 percent, according to PwC’s U.S. retail and consumer deals insights Q2 2014 report released today.