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02 Jul. 2020 »
CEO Confidence Improved in Q2 2020

The Conference Board Measure of CEO Confidence™, which declined to 34 in the first quarter of 2020, increased to a reading of 44 in the second quarter. (A reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses.)

02 Jul. 2020 »
Today's Jobs Report: Strong Employment Gains but Danger Ahead

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

01 Jul. 2020 »
Index: Companies that Serve Diversified Businesses and Maintain Strong IP Have Better Weathered the Storm

Market Valuation of Most Innovative Companies Rebounds in Second Quarter, Reports The Conference Board

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

The Index declined to 104.5

30 Jun. 2020 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Increased in June

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® increased in June, after virtually no change in May.

25 Jun. 2020 »
To Maximize Board Effectiveness, Recruit a Demographically and Cognitively Diverse Board

The latest Director Note published by The Conference Board presents practical advice on how public companies can maximize the benefits that a diverse board provides by enhancing both demographic and cognitive diversity in the boardroom.

24 Jun. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India Decreased

The Index decreased to 67.1

22 Jun. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for China declined

The index declined to 148.1

19 Jun. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for France declined

The index declined to 98.1 in April

18 Jun. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Improved in May

Initial COVID-19 shock to the economy may be behind us, but recovery path remains highly uncertain


Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.9%
  • Brazil 1.0%
  • China 0.9%
  • Euro Area 1.6%
  • France 3.0%
  • Germany 3.4%
  • Global 5.9%
  • India 17.4%
  • Japan 2.4%
  • Korea 2.0%
  • Mexico 11.9%
  • Spain 3.0%
  • U.K. 2.9%
  • U.S. 2.8%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • May’s Job Report Beat Expectations, Reflecting Reopening of Economy

    May’s job report was much more positive than expectations. Employment increased by 2.5 million, and the unemployment rate dropped to 13.3 percent from 14.7 in April.

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