Citing inflation, problems with hiring and retaining employees, and supply-chain issues, business leaders in Maryland and across the country are pessimistic about the economy in the coming year, according to a survey from JPMorgan Chase. Only 19% of business leaders are optimistic about the economy over the next year, the lowest figure in the survey’s 12-year history. A year ago, 75% of business leaders said they were optimistic about the year ahead.
Business leaders struggle to have confidence in the US economy, survey says
July 8, 2022