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03 May. 2019 »
Labor market continues to boil with no sign of an employment slowdown

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report Gad Levanon, Chief Economist, North America, The Conference Board

29 Apr. 2019 »
The Conference Board Gulf Center Signs Collaboration with Supreme Council for Planning and Development in Kuwait

Today, The Conference Board Gulf Center for Economic and Business Research signed a collaboration agreement with the Supreme Council for Planning and Development in Kuwait.

15 Apr. 2019 »
U.S. & Japanese Business Leaders Convene to Discuss Raising Productivity Growth

The Conference Board and The Japan Productivity Center have joined forces to address slowing productivity, which has been plaguing both economies.

15 Apr. 2019 »
Global Productivity Growth Remains Weak, Extending Slowing Trend

Lasting Productivity Improvements Not Yet Visible in Macroeconomic Data

05 Apr. 2019 »
Solid job growth at present, but more evidence of a slowdown in the coming months

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report Gad Levanon, Chief Economist, North America, The Conference Board

04 Apr. 2019 »
CEO Confidence Increased Slightly in Q1

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

04 Jan. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Global Economy Increased

The Index rose to 115.2

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).

18 Dec. 2018 »
Disclosure Requirements Do Not Always Translate Into Better Corporate Sustainability Performance

New edition of annual benchmarking study examines trends in global CSR reporting

29 Nov. 2018 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Global Economy Increased

The Index rose to 114.9

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.3%
  • Brazil 0.1%
  • China 0.8%
  • Euro Area 0.0%
  • France 0.3%
  • Germany 0.4%
  • Global 0.3%
  • India 0.3%
  • Japan 0.6%
  • Korea 0.7%
  • Mexico 0.0%
  • Spain 0.1%
  • U.K. 0.5%
  • U.S. 0.2%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • The Conference Board Economic Forecast for the U.S. Economy

    Consumer spending will pull the US economy through in 2019, but cannot prevent greater business challenges

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