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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

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.

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

04 Oct. 2019 »
Jobs Report: Job Market Still Strong but Gradually Losing Some Steam

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

02 Oct. 2019 »
CEO Confidence Declined to Lowest Level in a Decade

Trade Tensions Likely to Have Lingering Impact on Business, According to Separate Poll of CEOs/CFOs

01 Oct. 2019 »
Innovative Companies Continue to Outperform the Market, Despite Headwinds in Global Economy

The Conference Board Publishes Quarterly Updated Indexes Measuring the Financial Outcomes of Innovation

06 Sep. 2019 »
Jobs Report: Employment Keeps Slowing, But Only Gradually

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

02 Aug. 2019 »
Jobs Report: Slower, but Still Solid Job Growth Further Tightens Labor Market

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

09 Jul. 2019 »
CEO Confidence Remains Unchanged in Second Quarter

Index virtually flat over last three quarters; CEOs remain cautious about growth, profit expectations

05 Jul. 2019 »
Jobs Report: US Economy Showing Resilience

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

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:
  • Visit ILC website
  • 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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