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17 Sep. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Mexico Increased

The Index increased to 103.6

16 Sep. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, Together with Fundação Getulio Vargas, Increased

The Index increased to 117.3

13 Sep. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Declined

The Index fell to 100.3

12 Sep. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.K. Decreased

The Index fell to 92.0

12 Sep. 2019 »
For Pioneers of Total Impact Valuation, Standardization is the Next Frontier

From greenhouse gas emissions to gender pay ratios, today’s companies are expected by institutional investors and others to share an ever-broader array of nonfinancial reporting to ever-widening circles of stakeholders.

11 Sep. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Germany was Unchanged

The Index was unchanged at 97.5

11 Sep. 2019 »
Online Labor Demand Rose in August

HWOL Index rose slightly in August, following a slight decline in July

10 Sep. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for South Korea Decreased

The Index fell to 102.7

10 Sep. 2019 »
The Conference Board Appoints Chiqui Cartagena as CMO and Leader of Marketing & Communications Center

Chiqui Cartagena has joined The Conference Board as Chief Marketing Officer and Leader of its Marketing & Communications Center.

09 Sep. 2019 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Declined Slightly in August

Job Growth Slowing, But Still Healthy

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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