The April edition of Accounting Today's monthly Accountants Confidence Index reversed a two-month decline, showing positive expectations for the short- and mid-term for the first time in 2012.

Responding to a survey taken in March, the panelists on our Executive Research ERC foresaw a short-term contraction for small firms -- only the second they've predicted since tracking began -- but most of the other index components moved up slightly.

More details are available in this month's online report.

Created in partnership with ADP, the ACI is a monthly economic indicator that leverages the insights of accountants into the strength and prospects of businesses in the U.S.

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