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The Gulf Center for Economic & Business Research Press Releases

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31 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the global economy increased

The Index increased to 108.4

06 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Appoints Dana Peterson as Chief Economist

The Conference Board has appointed Dana M. Peterson as Chief Economist, who will also lead the organization’s US Economy, Strategy & Finance Center. Effective September 14, she will succeed outgoing Chief Economist and US Center Leader Bart van Ark.

30 Jul. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the global economy increased

The Index increased to 106.5

07 Jan. 2020 »
CEO Confidence Rebounded in Q4

The Conference Board Measure of CEO Confidence™, which declined to 34 in the third quarter of 2019, rebounded to a reading of 43 in the fourth quarter (a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses).

06 Dec. 2019 »
Strong Jobs Report Bodes Well for Solid Holiday Spending and Start to 2020

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report Gad Levanon, Head of the Labor Market Institute, The Conference Board

14 Nov. 2019 »
Research Sheds Light on Weak Wage Growth in the United States

The factors behind weak wage growth remain a hotly contested issue among economists. But a new analysis from The Conference Board provides a significant piece to the puzzle.

01 Nov. 2019 »
Jobs Report: Employment Growth Stronger Than Expected

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report Gad Levanon, Head of The Conference Board Labor Market Institute

04 Oct. 2019 »
Jobs Report: Job Market Still Strong but Gradually Losing Some Steam

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report Gad Levanon, Head of The Conference Board Labor Market Institute

02 Oct. 2019 »
CEO Confidence Declined to Lowest Level in a Decade

Trade Tensions Likely to Have Lingering Impact on Business, According to Separate Poll of CEOs/CFOs

01 Oct. 2019 »
Innovative Companies Continue to Outperform the Market, Despite Headwinds in Global Economy

The Conference Board Publishes Quarterly Updated Indexes Measuring the Financial Outcomes of Innovation

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.3%
  • Brazil 1.1%
  • China 0.7%
  • Euro Area 0.7%
  • France 0.7%
  • Germany 2.3%
  • Global 2.5%
  • India 0.9%
  • Japan 1.2%
  • Korea 1.4%
  • Mexico 0.6%
  • Spain 2.0%
  • U.K. 0.3%
  • U.S. 1.2%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • Good Jobs Report on the Heels of Labor Day

    In August, employment increased by 1.37 million, with 238,000 coming from the hiring of temporary 2020 Census workers.

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