Share this article

print logo


The outlook for sales and profits, which slumped during the second half of 1989, leveled off for the first quarter of this year, according to a survey of business executives released Friday.

The survey, conducted by Dun & Bradstreet Corp., indicated "business optimism has reached a turning point and businesses are regathering strength for the second half of 1990, said Joseph Duncan, a Dun & Bradstreet economist. "Prices have moderated, inventories are in line and new orders are respectable."

The survey of 1,500 manufacturing, retailing and wholesaling executives was conducted in November.

There are no comments - be the first to comment