Santa Clara University Business Index: Silicon Valley Outlook

Beginning November 2002, monthly results will be posted at the new SCUBI site.

RESULTS AND DEMOGRAPHICS: 2002

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Silicon Valley Business Sentiment Index: 2002

FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT
Today, relative to 6 months ago:
Rate the current business conditions for your company. 2.98 3.37 3.28 3.33 3.06 2.86 2.90 2.77 2.96
Rate the current availability of jobs in your company. 2.61 2.95 2.86 2.91 2.79 2.66 2.67 2.65 2.76
Rate the current business conditions for your company's customers. 2.78 3.36 3.21 2.99 2.67 2.67 2.84 2.64 2.75
Scaled Sentiment relative to 6 months ago
(0-100) ("Backswing")
44.75 55.67 52.92 54.08 48.67 43.19 45.08 42.16 45.60
Thinking six months into the future, relative to today:
Rate your expectation of business conditions for your company. 3.80 4.15 3.71 3.71 3.55 3.57 3.42 3.33 3.45
Rate your expectation for the availability of jobs at your company. 3.49 3.81 3.35 3.37 3.28 3.07 3.19 3.07 3.10
Rate your expectation of the business conditions for your company's customers. 3.78 4.00 3.72 3.67 3.57 3.33 3.39 3.30 3.37
Scaled Sentiment looking 6 months forward
(0-100) ("Forward swing")
67.25 74.67 64.83 64.58 61.70 56.36 58.33 55.86 57.70

Scale: 1 = Much worse, 2 = Worse, 3 = Same, 4 = Better, 5 = Much better


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