cautious optimism

cautious optimism

A feeling of general confidence regarding a situation and/or its outcome coupled with a readiness for possible difficulties or failure. I've prepared for this exam for weeks, so I have a cautious optimism that it will turn out well. It's best to exercise cautious optimism when starting any new business.
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Some cautious optimism on U.S.-China trade talks, and to some extent a better headline durable goods print, have underpinned demand for risk and Wall Street futures are sharply higher, partially recouping some of Friday's hefty losses.
(Alliance News) - Haydale Graphene Industries PLC on Thursday said it entered its new financial year with cautious optimism following challenges experienced in financial 2019.
'Our outlook is one of cautious optimism, and we are excited to work with our team to implement our business plan,' CNPF Executive Chairman Christopher Po said.
Voicing cautious optimism about peace prospects in Afghanistan, Pakistan has underscored the need for taking the next key step: initiating an "intra-Afghan dialogue" aimed at ending the 18-year-old war in the strife-torn country.
Amman, June 21 (Petra)-- Voicing cautious optimism about peace prospects in Afghanistan, Pakistan has underscored the need for taking the next key step: initiating an "intra-Afghan dialogue" aimed at ending the 18-year-old war in the strife-torn country.
McIlroy's only birdie of the opening day came on the 18th hole and gave the four-time major winner cause for cautious optimism after a 72, but that quickly disappeared on the fearsome back nine at Bethpage Black, hitting bogeys, double-bogeys and wayward drives.
Majority of Swedish companies in the Philippines expect their sales to grow 10 percent annually in the next three years, according to a survey, tempered only by 'cautious optimism' due to red tape and regulatory unpredictability.
European businessmen yesterday called on government to be bolder by immediately reducing the corporate income tax (CIT) to 20 percent from the current 30 percent to attract more investors into the country even as they forecast a cautious optimism that 2019 would be a better year for the Philippine economy.
BDO approaching 2019 with cautious optimism !-- -- Lawrence Agcaoili (The Philippine Star) - December 7, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines BDO Unibank Inc.
Peskov added that the two leaders affirmed that work is underway for forming a committee to discuss the constitution and that there is a " cautious optimism regarding the formation of this committee in the foreseeable future."
Chamber head of policy Steven Leigh said the survey of firms in Kirklees, Calderdale and Wakefield had produced an encouraging set of results which overall suggested that cautious optimism might be justifiable for the business outlook during the second-half of the year.
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (NINA) - "Al-Hayat" newspaper reported on Monday "cautious optimism" to reach an agreement between Baghdad and the Kurdistan region, noting that the two sides are close to reaching a "preliminary understanding" to resolve the outstanding issues.
There is cautious optimism heading into 2017 with the BDI's price up significantly from a year ago due to increased demand to transport goods.
Johnson also said Britain and Turkey have very similar positions on Syria, and that he saw grounds for cautious optimism on the Cyprus issue.
There is cautious optimism as to the condition of the 19-year-old new conscript who has been in the ICU since last week after suffering heatstroke, as his condition has improved, chairman of the House defence committee Marinos Sizopoulos said on Tuesday.