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Corporate Governance Press Releases

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25 Mar. 2019 »
Report Details How Independent Auditors & Regulators View Role of Audit Committee Members on Corporate Boards

Today, The Conference Board’s Governance Center released a report detailing independent auditors’ and regulators’ perspectives on the role of the corporate director.

17 Jan. 2019 »
In 2019, CEOs are Most Concerned About Talent and a Recession

CEOs appear confident about their organizations being able to thrive in 2025

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).

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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