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Economy, Strategy & Finance Press Releases

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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

15 Jan. 2020 »
Online Labor Demand Rose in December

HWOL Index rose in December, following a small decline in November

15 Jan. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.K. Decreased

The Index fell to 91.4

14 Jan. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Increased

The Index rose to 101.2

13 Jan. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Germany Increased

The Index rose to 97.3

13 Jan. 2020 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Declined in December

Moderate Employment Growth Still Expected in Early 2020

10 Jan. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for South Korea Increased

The Index increased to 103.8

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

09 Jan. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Japan Declined

The Index fell to 92.0

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).

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.3%
  • Brazil 1.0%
  • China 1.4%
  • Euro Area 0.3%
  • France 0.7%
  • 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. 0.3%
  • 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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