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Economy, Strategy & Finance Press Releases

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14 Nov. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, Together with Fundação Getulio Vargas, Decreased

The Index fell to 117.8

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.

13 Nov. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Germany Increased

The Index rose to 97.5

12 Nov. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Decreased

The Index fell to 100.3

08 Nov. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for South Korea Increased

The Index increased to 102.6

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

06 Nov. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Japan Increased

The Index increased to 92.4

06 Nov. 2019 »
Online Labor Demand Fell in October

HWOL Index fell in October, following a small decrease in September

04 Nov. 2019 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Declined in October

Job growth will continue, but may slow down in the coming months

01 Nov. 2019 »
Jobs Report: Employment Growth Stronger Than Expected

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

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:
  • Visit ILC website
  • 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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