One barometer of economic activity, a quarterly survey of corporate financial officers by the Financial Executives Institute, isn't especially optimistic. Thirty-five percent of respondents polled this summer expected their companies to boost hiring over the next six months, down from 45% in April. And while 70% foresee higher profits, that's the lowest number since the survey began three years ago.
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