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Consumer Dynamics Press Releases

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04 Sep. 2020 »
Good Jobs Report on the Heels of Labor Day

Commentary on Today’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report By Gad Levanon, VP of The Conference Board Labor Markets Institute

25 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Decreased in August

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® decreased in August, after declining in July. The Index now stands at 84.8 (1985=100), down from 91.7 in July.

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

07 Aug. 2020 »
July’s Jobs Report: The Reopening’s Last Gasp

Commentary on Today’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report By Gad Levanon, VP of The Conference Board Labor Markets Institute

06 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Appoints Dana Peterson as Chief Economist

The Conference Board has appointed Dana M. Peterson as Chief Economist, who will also lead the organization’s US Economy, Strategy & Finance Center. Effective September 14, she will succeed outgoing Chief Economist and US Center Leader Bart van Ark.

28 Jul. 2020 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Decreased in July

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® decreased in July, after increasing in June. The Index now stands at 92.6 (1985=100), down from 98.3 in June.

23 Jul. 2020 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in June

Resurgence of new COVID-19 Cases Threatens Recent Gains

15 Jul. 2020 »
Global Consumer Confidence Suffers Record Drop in Q2

The Conference Board® Global Consumer Confidence Survey shows discretionary spending fell while expenditures on essentials rose

02 Jul. 2020 »
CEO Confidence Improved in Q2 2020

The Conference Board Measure of CEO Confidence™, which declined to 34 in the first quarter of 2020, increased to a reading of 44 in the second quarter. (A reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses.)

02 Jul. 2020 »
Today's Jobs Report: Strong Employment Gains but Danger Ahead

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report Gad Levanon, VP of The Conference Board Labor Markets Institute

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 2.1%
  • 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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