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07 May. 2021 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for South Korea Increased

The index increased to 110.8

07 May. 2021 »
Jobs Disappoint in April

Commentary on today’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report by Gad Levanon, Vice President, Labor Markets, The Conference Board

29 Apr. 2021 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the global economy increased

The index increased to 113.4

27 Apr. 2021 »
US Consumer Confidence Up Sharply Again in April

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® rose sharply again in April, following a substantial gain in March. The Index now stands at 121.7 (1985=100), up from 109.0 in March.

26 Apr. 2021 »
Survey: Despite Pandemic, Job Satisfaction Remains High

In the face of the pandemic, an economic crisis, mass layoffs, and high unemployment, the percent of employees reporting overall satisfaction with their jobs remained high in 2020, according to a new survey from The Conference Board.

26 Apr. 2021 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for China Increased

The index increased to 156.3

23 Apr. 2021 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India Increased

The index increased to 127.5

22 Apr. 2021 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in March

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 1.3 percent in March to 111.6 (2016 = 100), following a 0.1 percent decrease in February and a 0.5 percent increase in January.

22 Apr. 2021 »
How to Prepare US Workers for the Post-Pandemic Economy: Report Lays out Plan for Business Leaders, Educators, & Policymakers

Despite the recent boom in US hiring, millions of American workers, especially minority workers, women, youth, and workers with lower educational attainment remain left behind.

21 Apr. 2021 »
Global Productivity Growth Remains Weak, Extending Slowing Trend

Rebound Likely in 2021, but Lasting Productivity Improvements Not Yet Visible in Macroeconomic Data


Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.5%
  • Brazil 2.2%
  • China 1.0%
  • Euro Area 0.5%
  • France 0.3%
  • Germany 0.1%
  • Global 0.5%
  • India 0.7%
  • Japan 1.0%
  • Korea 0.8%
  • Mexico 0.6%
  • Spain 0.3%
  • U.K. 0.4%
  • U.S. 1.3%
  • 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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