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29 Oct. 2020 »
US GDP Shows Largest Economic Expansion on Record, But the Recovery is Far From Complete

US Real GDP expanded by 33.1% (annualized) during the Q3 2020, following a 31.4% contraction in Q2. While this was the largest quarterly annualized jump in growth on record, the US economy remains 3.5% smaller than it was prior to the pandemic in Q4 2019.

27 Oct. 2020 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® Decreased Slightly in October

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® declined slightly in October, after increasing sharply in September. The Index now stands at 100.9 (1985=100), down from 101.3 in September.

26 Oct. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India Increased

The index decreased to 117.9

22 Oct. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in September

Slowing pace of improvement suggests economy could be losing momentum

20 Oct. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for China Increased

The index increased to 156.0

20 Oct. 2020 »
CEO Confidence Up Sharply Heading into Q4

The Conference Board Measure of CEO Confidence™ in collaboration with The Business Council rose sharply in the final month of Q3, after a moderate increase in the first month of Q3. The measure stands at 64, up from 45.

20 Oct. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia Increased

The index increased to 107.4

19 Oct. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased

The index fell to 100.2

16 Oct. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for France Decreased

The index decreased to 101.0

15 Oct. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.K. Increased

The index increased to 79.7

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.8%
  • Brazil 1.2%
  • China 1.3%
  • Euro Area 0.4%
  • France 0.3%
  • Germany 2.0%
  • Global 1.4%
  • India 1.4%
  • Japan 1.5%
  • Korea 0.7%
  • Mexico 0.9%
  • Spain 2.1%
  • U.K. 0.5%
  • U.S. 0.7%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • Employment Growth Continues, But at Slower Pace

    Total nonfarm payrolls employment increased by 661,000 in September.

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