After rebounding sharply in June from months of decline, the Accountants Confidence Index split into two directions this month, with the short-term and mid-term readings heading apart, though both remain positive.

The ACI, published by Accounting Today in partnership with ADP, is a monthly economic indicator that leverages the insights of accountants into the strength and prospects of businesses in the U.S. The 3-Month ACI rose above the 50 mark that separates expectations of growth from contraction, coming in at 50.93, down a little from 51.39 last month, while the 6-Month ACI hit 53.44, up slightly from 53.39.

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