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Consumer Dynamics Press Releases

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16 Jan. 2020 »
Global Consumer Confidence Unchanged

Lack of momentum suggests increasing concerns about the durability of global consumer spending in 2020

16 Jan. 2020 »
European Consumer Confidence Wavers Amid Increasing Economic, Political Uncertainties

Lack of momentum suggests increasing concerns about the durability of consumer spending in 2020

10 Jan. 2020 »
Despite gradual slowing of job growth, labor market will still feel tight in 2020

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report Frank Steemers, Associate Economist, The Conference Board

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).

31 Dec. 2019 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Dipped in December

The Index now stands at 126.5 (1985=100), down from 126.8 (an upward revision) in November.

17 Dec. 2019 »
In a report released today, The Conference Board finds that the environmental and social policies of corporations

In 2020, Companies Will Continue to Face Pressure to Diversify Their Boards, Address Pay Gaps, and Expand Political Contribution Disclosure

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

26 Nov. 2019 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Declined Slightly in November

The Index now stands at 125.5 (1985=100), down from 126.1 in October.

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.

07 Nov. 2019 »
Consumers are Approaching the Holiday Season Eager to Spend

U.S. Households Plan to Spend an Average of $675 on Gifts this Season

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.3%
  • Brazil 1.0%
  • China 1.5%
  • Euro Area 0.3%
  • France 0.2%
  • Germany 0.4%
  • Global 0.1%
  • India 0.1%
  • Japan 0.2%
  • Korea 0.5%
  • Mexico 0.2%
  • Spain 0.3%
  • U.K. 0.2%
  • U.S. 0.0%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
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  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • Despite gradual slowing of job growth, labor market will still feel tight in 2020

    The US economy added 145,000 jobs in December, and previous months were revised down slightly. The unemployment rate remained at 3.5 percent. This month’s job growth was in line with The Conference Board’s view that the labor market appears to be in a healthy state.

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