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20 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in July

Despite improvement, pace of economic growth will likely weaken in final months of 2020

19 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for France Increased

The index increased to 100.3

18 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia Increased

The index increased to 108.1

14 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Mexico increased

The index increased to 102.9

13 Aug. 2020 »
CEO Confidence Marginally Improved in Q3

The Conference Board Measure of CEO Confidence™ in collaboration with The Business Council rose slightly in the third quarter. The measure saw a one-point uptick, moving from 44 in the second quarter to 45 in the third quarter. (A reading below 50 points

13 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area decreased

The index fell to 99.0

12 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Decreased

The index fell to 91.8

12 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Decreased

The index fell to 90.1

12 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, together with Fundação Getulio Vargas, increased

The index increased to 111.5

11 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.K. Decreased

The index decreased to 76.3

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.3%
  • Brazil 1.1%
  • China 1.2%
  • Euro Area 0.7%
  • France 0.7%
  • Germany 2.3%
  • Global 2.5%
  • India 0.9%
  • Japan 1.2%
  • Korea 1.4%
  • Mexico 0.6%
  • Spain 2.0%
  • U.K. 0.3%
  • U.S. 1.2%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • Good Jobs Report on the Heels of Labor Day

    In August, employment increased by 1.37 million, with 238,000 coming from the hiring of temporary 2020 Census workers.

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