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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

30 Sep. 2019 »
Expect Household Consumption to Weaken in China

The Conference Board China Center’s Inaugural Quarterly Consumption Update reviews the key drivers for household consumption.

27 Sep. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Global Economy Increased

The Index rose to 116.8

24 Sep. 2019 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Declined Nine Points in September

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® decreased in September, following a slight decline in August. The Index now stands at 125.1 (1985=100), down from 134.2 in August.

23 Sep. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for China Increased

The Index increased to 152.7

20 Sep. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for France Increased

The Index rose to 104.1

20 Sep. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India Decreased

The Index decreased to 117.8

19 Sep. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Remained Unchanged in August

Index Points to Slow But Still Expanding Economy

18 Sep. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased

The Index fell to 113.3

17 Sep. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Australia Decreased

The Index fell to 107.2

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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