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10 Jan. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for South Korea Increased

The Index increased to 103.8

10 Jan. 2020 »
Despite gradual slowing of job growth, labor market will still feel tight in 2020

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report Frank Steemers, Associate Economist, The Conference Board

09 Jan. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Japan Declined

The Index fell to 92.0

07 Jan. 2020 »
CEO Confidence Rebounded in Q4

The Conference Board Measure of CEO Confidence™, which declined to 34 in the third quarter of 2019, rebounded to a reading of 43 in the fourth quarter (a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses).

06 Jan. 2020 »
Technology Manufacturing and Service Sectors Outperformed Other Innovative Companies in Q4

Annual Benchmarking of Innovation ? Index Suggests Larger Role for Health Technology and Technology Services

06 Jan. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Global Economy Increased

The Index rose to 116.8

02 Jan. 2020 »
Survey: Business Leaders Start 2020 with Lingering Concerns About Talent Shortages & Recession Risk

A new survey reveals that the world’s chief executives view the risk of a recession as their biggest external concern in 2020.

31 Dec. 2019 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Dipped in December

The Index now stands at 126.5 (1985=100), down from 126.8 (an upward revision) in November.

20 Dec. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for China Increased

The Index increased to 157.7

20 Dec. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for France Decreased

The Index fell to 104.0


Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.0%
  • Brazil 1.0%
  • China 1.4%
  • Euro Area 0.2%
  • France 0.7%
  • Germany 0.3%
  • Global 0.3%
  • India 0.1%
  • Japan 0.1%
  • Korea 1.1%
  • Mexico 0.5%
  • Spain 0.0%
  • U.K. 0.0%
  • U.S. 0.3%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
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  • Productivity:
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  • Global Economic Outlook:
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  • The Conference Board Economic Forecast for the U.S. Economy

    The US economy entered 2020 on sure footing, but shift from consumption to investment is key to sustain growth

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