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11 Oct. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for South Korea Decreased

The Index fell to 102.1

10 Oct. 2019 »
Global Economy Will Avoid Recession, and See Some Recovery in 2020

Decline in industrial production will ease, while consumers and labor markets remain resilient

09 Oct. 2019 »
Online Labor Demand Fell in September

HWOL Index fell in September, following a small increase in August

09 Oct. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Japan Declined

The Index fell to 92.5

09 Oct. 2019 »
Global Consumer Confidence Unchanged in Q3; Index Remains at Historic High

Despite Rising Anxieties, Global Consumers Remain Steadfast

09 Oct. 2019 »
Europe Consumer Confidence Unshaken by Economic, Political Uncertainties

But Large Differences Across Markets Point at Growing Concerns

09 Oct. 2019 »
The Conference Board Global Consumer Confidence Index® for Asia-Pacific remains Unchanged

The Index is Unchanged

07 Oct. 2019 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased in September

The ETI is signaling continued job growth in the months ahead

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

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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