U.S. Moves to Top of 2013 A.T. Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index

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American flagWhere do companies what to invest their money, outside of their own boarders? The United States. It is an odd conclusion, since the economy here has been relatively stagnant, and it even has faced severe trouble over the past five years. However to the world of business, America offers attractions that include what may be new-found growth. And countries like China have entered periods of economic uncertainty.

The results of the 2013 A.T. Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index:

At last, investors appear ready to get back to business. Despite fiscal policy gridlock and unresolved debt issues plaguing many developed countries around the world, the executives we surveyed for the 2013 A.T. Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index are surprisingly optimistic about the global economic outlook.

The FDI Confidence Index, in its 13th edition since 1998, ranks countries on how political, economic, and regulatory changes will affect FDI. Based on…

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About docjonz

I am an Associate Professor of accounting at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. Additionally, I have more than 30 years of professional accounting experience in various capacities including auditing, accounting standard setting and corporate accounting policy.
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