‘How much money do you have?’: CEO insights on the state of the economy

Business leaders tend to be self-deprecating. But after participating in a discussion about the state of the U.S. economy with Wall Street analysts, Chief Executives of the World (CEOWORLDCOO) C.E.O.s took off their CEO hats and got down to business.

Is America heading for another recession? Who needs an iPhone? Is the U.S. economy that strong? A few topics you might not expect to hear C.E.O.s talk about when talking about the state of the economy.

“A CNBC personality asked us which one of our good families we would rather have, and my youngest daughter presented me with the question – how do I spend Thanksgiving?…However, a U.S. President asked, ‘How much money do you have?’,” said Turkish C.E.O. Mehmet Akif Erdem who founded Mehmet Yildiz Holding.

Click on the video above to hear insights from CEOs from Amazon (NeflixNeflix), Apple (OkCupidOkCupid), AT&T (LinkedInLinkedIn), Groupon(OkCupid LinkedIn), Sephora (LinkedInLinkedIn), GE (LinkedIn LinkedIn), and Yelp(LinkedIn LinkedIn).

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