Financial professionals hold the view that the U.S. economy remains in a recession, despite signs of stability in recent months, a survey said Tuesday. The survey was conducted amongst attendees of the 2009 annual conference of the Association for Financial Professionals on October 5.
Around 20% of respondents assessed that the recession will end before of the year, while 69% expect the recession to continue well into 2010. Nearly 22% expect company payrolls to shrink further, while just 14% anticipate their organization to resume hiring over the next six months.
Only 21% of financial professionals said their organization will increase capital spending in the months ahead. Majority of survey respondents expect to either maintain or further cut capital spending over the coming six months.
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