The main reason U.S. companies are reluctant to boost hiring is weak demand, rather than...

|By:, SA News Editor

The main reason U.S. companies are reluctant to boost hiring is weak demand, rather than uncertainty over government policies, according to a majority of economists in a new WSJ survey. "There is no demand," says one. "Businesses aren't confident enough, and the longer this goes on the harder it is to convince them that they should be."