Most CPAs who serve as chief executives, chief financial officers and in other corporate decision-making positions, are optimistic about the U.S. economy, according to the latest Business and Industry Economic Outlook Survey conducted by the American Institute of CPAs.

More than half of the CPA executives polled believe the economy will continue to improve, a slightly higher percentage than those who responded similarly in the previous survey, which took place in June 2005. Nearly three-quarters revealed a positive outlook for their own organization's prospects over the next six months.

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