1,258 CEOs Share What's Keeping Them Up At Night

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PricewaterhouseCoopers just came out with its 15th annual CEO survey, which tapped the brains of 1,258 chief executives about their outlook and strategies for the U.S. and global economy. 

Europe’s sovereign debt crisis is a chief concern among business leaders, while emerging markets in Asia are driving global expansion strategies.

More US CEOs will focus on cross-border deals in 2012

Last year, CEOs were doing more outsourcing (especially to China) to reduce costs

CEOs still consider China important to their growth prospects

CEOs are most concerned about finding new customers (and less concerned about access to local sources of capital)

CEOs are focusing more on customer demand and less on industry disruptions in 2012

CEOs around the world are really worried about economic growth

Investing in talent is a top priority

Last year, CEOs wanted to improve the country's infrastructure

This year, more CEOs are concerned about ensuring financial stability

It's not all strategy and no play for CEOs.

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