Trendsetter Barometer® Q2 2015 - Private companies stay upbeat about US economy and committed to foreign markets

Revenue projections and optimism about the US economy remain high at private companies. So does profitability. And the number of Trendsetter businesses planning to hire new workers continues to inch up. But when these companies look at the world economy, they're less upbeat. Those selling abroad nonetheless plan to stay the course in China and elsewhere, keeping their eye on long-term growth.

Survey highlights

at a glance
At a glance: Private companies' remain upbeat
private companies economic sentiments
Outlook: More blue skies for US economy
private company growth expectations
Revenue forecasts hold strong
private company hiring trends
Hiring continues, but wages stay flat
private company international
International companies are more growth-focused than their peers