While presenting last night at the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference, Illumina President & CEO Francis deSouza said, according to a transcript: "Looking to 2019, we're expecting
revenue growth in the range of 13% to 14%.
11% of respondents are expecting
a significant improvement, while 14.4% expect a significant decline.
South Sudanese are eagerly waiting for formal announcement of the Republic of South Sudan (ROSS) less than two weeks from now, and they are expecting
positive changes to take place.
Some 80 percent of those surveyed said they expect that staffing levels will remain the same in 2009, with 11 percent expecting
the number of workers at their companies to decrease--the lowest confidence level in four years, according to RKM.
Texarkana-area employers expect to hire at a soft pace as well, with 13 percent of the companies interviewed planning to hire more employees and 13 percent expecting
to reduce payrolls.
Research by Bank of Scotland Business Banking revealed that out of those expecting
costs to increase, one in eight expects costs to increase by over 10%, whilst a third expect an increase of between 5 and 10%, and four in 10 expecting
an increase of less than 5%.
Korean Air is expecting
to post a KRW240 billion ($255 million) pre-tax profit in 2007, 33.3% higher than the KRW180 billion expected for 2006, according to a regulatory filing cited by Reuters.
Slightly over half the panelists expect a change in the Fed's communication style under new Chairman Ben Bernanke, with most expecting
a continued trend towards transparency and some also anticipating more clarity from Fed statements.
Canon Sales is now expecting
operating profits to decline 15 percent because of weak semiconductor equipment.