Survey: CEOs making no plans to hire in the near future

A majority of chief executives of U.S. firms expect their hiring to slow in the next six months as anxiety remains high over the European debt crisis and continued slow economic growth here.

Business Roundtable’s fourth quarter CEO survey released Wednesday shows that expectations for sales, capital spending and hiring were steady in comparison to the third-quarter report, with growth expected at around 2 percent for 2012, which doesn’t translate into job growth.

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