In Their Own Words: How 13 CEOs Feel About the Economy

 Tomohiro Ohsumi/BloombergEconomists aren't very good at what they do because they deal mostly with theories and assumptions. Businesses are pretty good at what they do because they deal mostly with customers and competition. If you want to know how the economy is doing, ask the business leaders. They have the scoop.

I dug through a pile of conference call transcripts to see what CEOs are saying about the economy. Here are 13 excerpts, all from conference calls and presentations that took place in the last 90 days.

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