Maybe it was the bullish jobs report. Maybe it was the drumbeat of mammoth fundraising rounds for private tech companies.
Whatever the reasons, The Information subscribers are notably more optimistic about the overall economy than a month ago—and in a more upbeat mood about the tech sector too. In December’s monthly sentiment survey, 41 percent of respondents said they were more optimistic about the economy than the previous month, while only 13 percent were less so. That’s compared to November when 25 percent were more optimistic and 24 percent were less.