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Consumer Dynamics Press Releases

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04 Apr. 2019 »
CEO Confidence Increased Slightly in Q1

Hiring Expected to Increase, but Finding Qualified Workers Remains a Challenge

26 Mar. 2019 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Declined in March

Index Declined Seven Points; Outlook Remains Positive, But Confidence Trend Softening

26 Feb. 2019 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Rebounded in February

Consumers Expect Economy to Continue Expanding

29 Jan. 2019 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Decreased in January

Decline Driven by Government Shutdown; Significant Slowdown Unlikely in Coming Months

03 Jan. 2019 »
CEO Confidence Declined in Q4, Index at Lowest Level in Six Years

The Measure now reads 42, down from 55 in the third quarter of 2018 (a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses). This is the lowest reading since Q3 2012 (CEO Measure: 42).

27 Dec. 2018 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Declined in December

Economy to Continue Expanding, But Growth May Begin Moderating During First Half

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.2%
  • Brazil 0.1%
  • China 1.3%
  • Euro Area 0.4%
  • France 0.2%
  • Germany 0.2%
  • Global 0.1%
  • India 0.8%
  • Japan 0.1%
  • Korea 0.6%
  • Mexico 0.0%
  • Spain 0.1%
  • U.K. 0.4%
  • U.S. 0.1%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
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  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • Strong Jobs Report Bodes Well for Solid Holiday Spending and Start to 2020

    Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 266,000 in November, and the numbers for September and October were revised up. While today’s gain was inflated by the return of the GM strikers to work, the job gain was still much stronger than expected. Today’s job report, more than any other report in recent months, squashed any lingering concerns about an imminent recession in the US economy. Employment growth also shows no signs of slowing further despite the historically low unemployment rate.

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