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18 Dec. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased Again

Moderate Growth to Continue Through Winter

17 Dec. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for France Increased

Between April and October 2014, the leading economic index increased 0.4 percent.

17 Dec. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, Together with Fundação Getulio Vargas, Fell in November

The index now stands at 119.1 following a 0.2 percent increase in October and a 0.4 percent decline in September.

17 Dec. 2014 Slow Compensation Growth Boosts Competitiveness of U.S. Manufacturing

Rising German labor costs lead mixed picture in Europe; India gaining advantages on China among developing economies.

16 Dec. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Mexico Released Today

The index fell sharply in October for the third straight month, driven by very large declines in oil prices, net insufficient inventories, and the real exchange rate.

15 Dec. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Germany Decreased

In the six-month period ending in October 2014, the leading economic index declined 2.4 percent.

12 Dec. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.K. Declines

Between April and October 2014, the leading economic index increased 1.3 percent, down from its 2.4 percent growth in the previous six months.

11 Dec. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Korea Released Today

Despite this month’s increase, the leading economic index fell 1.1 percent between April and October 2014

09 Dec. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Japan Increased

The indicator increased for the third consecutive month.

08 Dec. 2014 The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased in November

Eleventh Consecutive Increase

05 Dec. 2014 Job Growth and Wage Gains Excel in November

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report by Gad Levanon, Director, Macroeconomic and Labor Market Research, The Conference Board

03 Dec. 2014 Online Labor Demand Rose 170,200 in November

November posts large gain following flat October

03 Dec. 2014 New Report by The Demand Institute Reveals America’s Top 10 Unfulfilled Housing Needs and Desires

Many Americans are not fully satisfied with their homes and neighborhoods

02 Dec. 2014 Trustees Re-elected to The Conference Board

Three members of The Board of Trustees re-elected

26 Nov. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Declined in October

The index declined 0.2 percent to 111.9.

25 Nov. 2014 The Real Value of Giving?

New Report Examines the State of the Art in Measuring Organizations’ Social Impact

25 Nov. 2014 The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® Declines

Consumers Less Optimistic About Short-term Outlook

24 Nov. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for China Increased in October

Five of the six components contributed positively to the index in October.

21 Nov. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Germany Remained Unchanged

The index was unchanged after declining for the past three consecutive months.

20 Nov. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased Again

LEI Rose Sharply in October; Economic Growth Will Continue through Early 2015

19 Nov. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for France Increased

Between March and September 2014, the leading economic index increased 0.4 percent.

18 Nov. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India Fell Slightly in October

Two of the eight components contributed positively to the index in October.

17 Nov. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, Together with Fundação Getulio Vargas, Increased

The index now stands at 121.6, following a 0.3 percent decline in September and a 1.1 percent decline in August.

17 Nov. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Australia Declined

Between March and September 2014, the six-month growth rate of the leading economic index decreased 0.3 percent.

14 Nov. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Increased

The Conference Board LEI for Spain increased marginally in September, after a slight decline in August.

14 Nov. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Mexico Declined

The Conference Board LEI for Mexico fell sharply in September following moderate declines in the previous two months.

13 Nov. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Korea Increased

Private construction orders and the index of inventories to shipments made the largest positive contributions.

12 Nov. 2014 Disappointing Global Growth Likely for Fourth Straight Year in 2015

Persistent Uncertainties and New Challenges Push Mirage of “Full Recovery” Further into the Distance

12 Nov. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.K. Declined

Between March and September, the leading economic index increased 1.8 percent down from its 2.4 percent growth about a 4.9 percent annual rate in the previous six months.

10 Nov. 2014 The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased in October

Upward Momentum Continues

07 Nov. 2014 Labor Market Strength Increases Odds of Rate Hike

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report by Gad Levanon, Director, Macroeconomic and Labor Market Research, The Conference Board

06 Nov. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Japan increased

Despite this month’s improvement, the leading economic index fell 2.7 percent between March and September 2014,

05 Nov. 2014 Online Labor Demand Edged Up 11,700 in October

Online labor demand continues on a slow growth trend in 2014

04 Nov. 2014 Consumers in Better Holiday Spirits

U.S. Households Plan to Spend an Average of $538 this Season on Holiday Gifts

30 Oct. 2014 New Report by The Demand Institute Busts Baby Boomer Housing Myths

The majority of Baby Boomers have no intention to move or downsize; Many will increase home size or spend to renovate for their dream home; Despite large existing mortgage debt, they t will still seek to finance purchases. ?

30 Oct. 2014 Strong Topline GDP Growth Overstates the Strength in the Economy

Comment on Q3 GDP

28 Oct. 2014 The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® Rebounds

Consumers Regain Confidence in Short-term Outlook

27 Oct. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Unchanged

Growth Unlikely to Accelerate Through Year End

23 Oct. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in September

Moderate Growth to Continue Through Year End

23 Oct. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for China Increased in September

Five of the six components contributed positively to the index in September.

22 Oct. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Declines

Spain LEI decreased in August, its first decline in six months.

21 Oct. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India Increased in September

The Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for India increased 0.9 percent in September to 183.5, following a 1.2 percent decline in August and a 0.5 percent increase in July.

21 Oct. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Australia Declines

Rural goods exports, gross operating surplus*, and building approvals made the largest negative contributions.

20 Oct. 2014 China’s Long Soft Fall

Chinese Economic Growth seen as 4% in 2020-2025, Preparing for the Downturn

20 Oct. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Mexico Declined

The LEI for Mexico fell slightly in August following no change in July.

20 Oct. 2014 Majority of Companies Increased Community Investments, Focused Giving Programs Since End of Global Recession

261 Companies Took Part in Largest Study of Corporate Societal Engagement

17 Oct. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for France Remains Unchanged

Between February and August, the leading economic index increased 0.6 percent much slower than its increase of 1.2 percent during the previous six months.

17 Oct. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, Together with Fundação Getulio Vargas, Decreased

The index now stands at 120.6.

15 Oct. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Germany Decreased

Germany LEI fell again in August, following back-to-back monthly declines.

15 Oct. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Korea Increased

The index edged up in August, after a sharp decline in the previous month.

15 Oct. 2014 In the Genes? New Report Decodes the Shared DNA’ of Organizations with Highly Engaged Workforces

New report was released today by The Conference Board.

15 Oct. 2014 DNA of Engagement

How Organizations Create & Sustain Highly Engaged Cultures

10 Oct. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.K. increased

The Conference Board LEI for the U.K. increased for the eighth consecutive month in August.

09 Oct. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Japan Increased

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Japan increased 0.3 percent and The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) decreased 0.2 percent in August.

08 Oct. 2014 CEO Confidence Declines Again

The Measure now reads 59, down from 62 last quarter.

06 Oct. 2014 The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased in September Upward Momentum Continues

Upward Momentum Continues

03 Oct. 2014 Strong job growth on track

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report by Gad Levanon, Director, Macroeconomic and Labor Market Research, The Conference Board

01 Oct. 2014 Online Labor Demand Falls 137,200 in September

September posts a decline, following strong August gain.

30 Sep. 2014 The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® Declines

Confidence Retreats Following Four Months of Improvement

26 Sep. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased

25 Sep. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for China Increased in August

But Rate of Increase Down Sharply from July; Economy Unlikely to Pick Up Any Time Soon

24 Sep. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for France Increased

Economic Activity Likely to be Subdued Through Second Half

23 Sep. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Mexico Increased

Economy Should Continue Expanding, But Pace Unlikely to Accelerate in Near Term

23 Sep. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Australia Increased

The Conference Board LEI for Australia increased for the second consecutive month.

22 Sep. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India Fell in August

August's decline in the LEI follows five consecutive monthly increases.

19 Sep. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in August

Moderate Growth to Continue Through Holiday Season

19 Sep. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Germany Declines

Economy Unlikely to Accelerate Much in Near Term

18 Sep. 2014 Shareholders Turn Their Attention to Golden Parachutes and Political Contributions

Proxy Voting Analytics (2010-2014) Report Released Today

17 Sep. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Increased

Between January and July of this year, the leading economic index increased 1.3 percent.

17 Sep. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, Together with Fundação Getulio Vargas, Declines

Economy Will Likely Continue to Struggle in the Near Term

16 Sep. 2014 Millennials Will Play a Large Role in Shaping Housing Demand, Reports The Demand Institute

New Report released: Millennials and Their Homes: Still Seeking the American Dream

15 Sep. 2014 From Not Enough Jobs to Not Enough Workers

What the coming labor shortage from retiring baby boomers means for your company

12 Sep. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.K. Increases Slightly

But Uncertainty Looms in the Near Term

11 Sep. 2014 Unemployment Rates Remain Mixed in Europe

Variation in Employment Trends Highlights Mixed Paths to Recovery

11 Sep. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Korea Declined

Following this month’s decline, the leading economic index contracted by 0.1 percent between January and July 2014.

09 Sep. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Japan Declines

Economic Activity Unlikely to Accelerate in Near Term

08 Sep. 2014 The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased

Strong Increases in Recent Months

05 Sep. 2014 Break in Trend? Probably Not.

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report by Gad Levanon, Director, Macroeconomic and Labor Market Research, The Conference Board

04 Sep. 2014 Inflation Continues to Slow in Most European Economies

Annual inflation as measured by the Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) declined in 10 of the 16 economies compared.

03 Sep. 2014 Online Labor Demand Rises 164,600 in August

August posts strong increase following small loss in July

02 Sep. 2014 Growing Labor Shortages on the Horizon in Mature Economies

With Postrecession Labor Markets Tightening and Baby Boomers Retiring, the Time is Now for U.S. and European Companies to Adapt

02 Sep. 2014 China Economic Highlights

PMI falls, banks raise capital – evidence of continued weakness to come

27 Aug. 2014 The Leading Economic Index® for Euro Area Increases

But Economic Growth to Remain Weak Through Second Half

26 Aug. 2014 The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® Improves Again

Fourth Consecutive Monthly Increase

25 Aug. 2014 The Leading Economic Index® for China Increases

LEI Increased Sharply in Past Two Months

22 Aug. 2014 The Leading Economic Index® for France Remains Unchanged

Pace of Economic Activity Unlikely to Change in Months Ahead

22 Aug. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Mexico Increases

Economic Expansion Likely to Pick Up in Second Half of 2014

21 Aug. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in July

Sixth Consecutive Increase; Economy Gaining Traction

20 Aug. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India Fell Slightly in July

Improved Outlook for Second Half of 2014 Remains

20 Aug. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia Increases

Economic Expansion Unlikely to Accelerate in Near Term

18 Aug. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Increased

Economic Expansion Likely to Continue In Second Half of 2014

18 Aug. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, Together with Fundação Getulio Vargas, Increased in July

The index now stands at 120.3 (2004 = 100), following a 1.7 percent decline in June and a 1.7 percent decline in May.

14 Aug. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Korea remained unchanged

The Conference Board LEI for Korea remained unchanged in June after a sharp drop in the previous month.

13 Aug. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Germany Declined

Economic Expansion Should Continue Into Second Half, Although Pace is Unlikely to Accelerate

11 Aug. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the UK Increased

Economy to continue advancing in second half

07 Aug. 2014 Labor Markets Mixed Across Advanced Economies

Steady Improvement Builds in U.S., Uncertainty Continues in Europe

07 Aug. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Japan Declined

Economy may slow considerably in second half

04 Aug. 2014 The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased in July

Shows Strong Positive Momentum

01 Aug. 2014 Strong Job Growth Sustained During the Summer

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report by Gad Levanon, Director, Macroeconomic and Labor Market Research, The Conference Board

31 Jul. 2014 Inflation Remains Mixed Across Euro Area, Declines in U.S. and Japan

Deflationary pressure persists in Euro Area while Swiss see falling prices.

30 Jul. 2014 Online Labor Demand Edged Down 15,500 in July

Following a strong June increase of 155,900, July showed a small loss

30 Jul. 2014 Q2 GDP: REBOUND EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis today reported 4.0 percent annualized growth in real Gross Domestic Product for the second quarter of 2014.

29 Jul. 2014 The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® Improves Again

Third Straight Monthly Gain; Index at Highest Level since October 2007

25 Jul. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Euro Area Increases

Slow Economic Expansion Likely to Continue in Second Half of 2014

22 Jul. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Germany Increases

Economic Expansion Likely to Continue in Second Half of 2014

21 Jul. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for China Increases

Slower Pace Likely in Second Half

18 Jul. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for France Declines

Growth in Economic Activity Unlikely to Pick Up in Near Term

18 Jul. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increases

Economy to Continue Expanding in Second Half

17 Jul. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, Together with Fundação Getulio Vargas, Declines

Below-Trend Growth Likely to Continue for Rest of 2014

16 Jul. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India Increases

Stronger Economic Expansion Likely in Second Half of 2014

16 Jul. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Australia Increases

Economic Expansion Unlikely to Gain Momentum in the Near Term

15 Jul. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Increases

Modest Economic Recovery Should Continue, But Unlikely to Accelerate in Near Term

14 Jul. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Mexico Increases

Rate of Economic Expansion Likely to Pick Up in the Coming Months

11 Jul. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.K. Increases

But Rate of Economic Growth Likely to Slow in the Second Half of 2014

10 Jul. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Korea Declines

Rate of Economic Growth Unlikely to Pick Up in Near Term

10 Jul. 2014 Labor Markets Improve Across Most Advanced Economies

Employment Indexes on the Rise, with Unemployment Rates Stable or Falling

09 Jul. 2014 CEO Confidence Declines Slightly

The Measure now reads 62, down from 63 last quarter.

08 Jul. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Japan Decreased

The Conference Board LEI for Japan fell again in May, its fifth decline in six months.

07 Jul. 2014 The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased in June

Shows Strong Positive Momentum

03 Jul. 2014 Better Job Growth Heading into the Second Half

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report by Gad Levanon, Director, Macroeconomic and Labor Market Research, The Conference Board

03 Jul. 2014 Inflation Declines in Most Euro Area Countries

Low Inflation Continues to Hamper Recovery

02 Jul. 2014 Online Labor Demand Rose 155,900 in June

Labor demand fluctuated in the first six months of 2014 but remained basically flat.

26 Jun. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased in May

Economic Growth Likely to Continue on Path of Very Modest Recovery

24 Jun. 2014 The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® Continues to Improve

Index at Highest Level Since January 2008

23 Jun. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for China Increased in May

Economy will continue to grow, but pace will likely be slower in second half

20 Jun. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Germany Increases

Expansion Likely to Continue in the Near Term

20 Jun. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Mexico Increases

Too Early to Predict Acceleration in Economic Activity

19 Jun. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in May

Fourth Consecutive Increase; Economy to Continue Expanding and May Pick Up in Second Half

18 Jun. 2014 U.S. Workers More Satisfied? Just Barely.

Job Satisfaction Remains Under 50%, According to New Survey

18 Jun. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India Increased in May

Seven of the eight components contributed positively to the index in May.

18 Jun. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for France Unchanged

Moderate Economic Expansion Likely to Continue

17 Jun. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Australia Declines Slightly

Current Economic Expansion to Continue

17 Jun. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, Together with Fundação Getulio Vargas, Fell in May

The index now stands at 121.7, following a 0.4 percent decline in both April and March.

17 Jun. 2014 European Economic Highlights

ECB rate cut and stimulus package, industrial production recovering, employment growing modestly

16 Jun. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Increases

Economic Recovery to Continue at Modest Pace

13 Jun. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.K. Decreases

Economic Growth Outpaces Euro Area, but Unlikely to Accelerate Further

12 Jun. 2014 Unemployment Rates Remain Stable in Europe

But Absence of Sustained Job Growth Continues to Challenge Labor Market Recovery

12 Jun. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Korea Increases

Third Consecutive Increase

11 Jun. 2014 Economic highlights for the week ahead

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

10 Jun. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Japan Decreases

Sharp Decline Points to Rising Risk of Economic Contraction in Months Ahead

09 Jun. 2014 The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ Increased in May

Solid Job Growth is Likely to Continue

06 Jun. 2014 Strong and Steady Job Growth

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report by Bart van Ark, Executive Vice President and Chief Economist, The Conference Board

05 Jun. 2014 Japan Leads Acceleration in Consumer Prices across Advanced Economies

But Deflationary Risks Remain for Much of Europe

04 Jun. 2014 Online Labor Demand Edged Down 18,900 in May

Labor demand remains flat

02 Jun. 2014 Economic highlights for the week ahead

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

28 May. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased in April

Moderate Economic Growth Unlikely to Accelerate in Coming Months

27 May. 2014 Economic highlights for the week ahead

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

27 May. 2014 The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® Improves in May

Consumers are more upbeat about current conditions as well as the short-term outlook for jobs, the economy, and personal finances.

26 May. 2014 European Economic Highlights

PMI's moderate, consumer confidence increases

23 May. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Mexico Fell in March

Fourth Consecutive Decline, Moderate Economic Expansion Unlikely to Accelerate in Months Ahead

23 May. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Germany Increased in March

Economic Growth Will Continue in Near Term

22 May. 2014 Europe’s Future Growth Rests on Information and Communications Technology

To Revive Productivity and Avert Long-term Stagnation, the E.U. Must Make Good Its Digital Deficit

22 May. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increased in April

Third Consecutive Increase; Economy to Expand Through Second Half

22 May. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for China Increases

But Weaker Gains Suggest Slower Growth Trend Will Continue into the Third Quarter

21 May. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for France Increases

France Economy Will Continue to Improve in Near Term

20 May. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India Increases

Growing Momentum for Economic Recovery in Months Ahead

19 May. 2014 Economic highlights for the week ahead

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

19 May. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Increases

Modest economic recovery should continue, but pace of growth unlikely to accelerate

19 May. 2014 European Economic Highlights

Economic growth in the Euro Area continues to disappoint, as last week’s release of first quarter GDP growth rate undershot expectations, with an increase of 0.2 percent compared to previous period.

19 May. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Australia Remains Unchanged

Current rate of expansion will continue in the coming months

16 May. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, Together with Fundação Getulio Vargas, Decreases

Deceleration in Economic Growth Likely in Months Ahead

15 May. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.K. Increases

Economic Growth Likely to Continue in Months Ahead

13 May. 2014 European Economic Highlights

Positive data on consumer spending

12 May. 2014 Economic highlights for the week ahead

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

12 May. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Korea Increases

But Rate of Economic Growth Unlikely to Improve in Months Ahead

08 May. 2014 Labor Markets Improve Across Advanced Economies

Australia, Italy, and Germany Lead a Month of Robust Recovery

07 May. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Japan Declines

Risk of Contraction Increasing

05 May. 2014 The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increases in April

Solid Job Growth is Likely to Continue

05 May. 2014 Economic highlights for the week ahead

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

02 May. 2014 Surprisingly Strong Job Growth

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report by Bart van Ark, Executive Vice President and Chief Economist, The Conference Board

01 May. 2014 Inflation Remains Low in Euro Area

Threat of Deflation Persists

01 May. 2014 Widespread Labor Shortages Ahead for the U.S.

For Now, Jobs Remain Scarce — But an Aging Population and the Recession’s Aftermath Are Poised to Create Historic "Seller’s Market" for Skilled Workers

30 Apr. 2014 Q1 GDP: INCLEMENT WEATHER SHARPLY WEAKENED GROWTH BUT OUTLOOK REMAINS POSITIVE

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis today reported 0.1 percent annualized growth in real Gross Domestic Product for the first quarter of 2014.

30 Apr. 2014 Online Labor Demand Edged Up 28,900 in April

Labor demand flat thus far in 2014

29 Apr. 2014 European Economic Highlights

Despite improvements in confidence indicators, the outlook for the Euro Area continues to be sluggish

29 Apr. 2014 The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® Falls Slightly in April

Consumers' short-term expectations for the economy and labor market hold steady despite weaker' assessment of current conditions.

28 Apr. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increases

Euro Area LEI increased in March, but pace of growth has slowed

25 Apr. 2014 Are U.S. consumers done with deleveraging?

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

23 Apr. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Germany Increases

Economic growth likely to remain steady in the months ahead

23 Apr. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for China Increases

But improvement still not firm as dismal real estate market drags down growth

22 Apr. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Mexico Declines

Current moderate pace of economic activity is unlikely to pick up in the coming months

22 Apr. 2014 European Economic Highlights

Low inflation, moderate growth in industrial production

21 Apr. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in March

Third consecutive monthly increase; Accelerated Growth Likely This Summer

21 Apr. 2014 Economic Highlights for the Week Ahead

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

21 Apr. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Australia Increases

Economic Expansion to Continue in the Near Term

18 Apr. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for France Declines

Economy may moderately improve through the first half

17 Apr. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India Increases

Latest report suggests a stronger start in the new financial year

16 Apr. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Declines

But Economic Growth Unlikely to Rapidly Improve in Near Term

16 Apr. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, Together with Fundação Getulio Vargas, Increased Slightly

The index now stands at 124.9, following a 0.6 percent decline in both February and January.

14 Apr. 2014 European Economic Highlights

Uncertainty around a number of factors is curbing the growth potential for the Euro Area in the months ahead

14 Apr. 2014 Economic Highlights for the Week Ahead

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

14 Apr. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Korea Increases

But Economic Growth Unlikely to Rapidly Improve in Near Term

11 Apr. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the UK Increases

UK Economy to Grow at Moderate Rate Through First Half

10 Apr. 2014 U.S., Japan and Germany Labor Markets Continue to Improve

But Many Euro Area Economies Still Struggling

09 Apr. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Japan Remains Unchanged

Current Expansion Unlikely to Accelerate in Near Term

09 Apr. 2014 Fewer CEOs of Large U.S. Companies Lost Their Job in 2013, Contributing to Record Tenure

CEO Succession Practices: 2014 Edition released today by The Conference Board

09 Apr. 2014 CEO Confidence Continues to Improve

Confidence at Two-Year High

07 Apr. 2014 Economic Highlights for the Week Ahead

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

07 Apr. 2014 The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increases in March

Solid Job Growth is Likely to Continue

07 Apr. 2014 European Economic Highlights

Unemployment remains at 11.9 percent in Eurozone

04 Apr. 2014 Labor Market Improving, Together with a Little Catch Up

The economy generated a gain of 192,000 jobs in March. Undoubtedly, there was some catch up in hiring following the inclement weather this winter.

03 Apr. 2014 Consumer Price Growth Slows Further in Advanced Economies, Approaching Deflationary Boundary in Many

In February, annual inflation as measured by the Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) declined in 12 of the 16 economies compared.

02 Apr. 2014 Online Labor Demand Falls by 292,100 in March

March loss offsets February gain and leaves Q1’14 basically unchanged

01 Apr. 2014 Economic Highlights for the Week Ahead

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

31 Mar. 2014 European Economic Highlights

Confidence indicators continue to improve

26 Mar. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area

Moderate Expansion Likely to Continue through First Half of 2014

26 Mar. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S.

April Release Date Has Been Rescheduled

25 Mar. 2014 The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® Rebounds in March

Consumers expect economic improvement to continue--and perhaps accelerate--in months ahead.

24 Mar. 2014 Economic Highlights for the Week Ahead

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

24 Mar. 2014 European Economic Highlights

Growth in real wages

24 Mar. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for China Increased in February

But Slower Growth in LEI and CEI Suggests that Downside Risks are Increasing

21 Mar. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Germany Increased

Expansion in Economic Activity Should Continue in Near Term

20 Mar. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increases

Economy Should Continue to Improve Through Second Half

20 Mar. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Australia Increased

Economic Expansion to Continue in Near Term

19 Mar. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India Decreased in February

But Six-Month Growth Rate has Moved into Positive Territory

19 Mar. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for France Increases

Economic Expansion Likely to Continue—and Possibly Accelerate—in First Half of 2014

17 Mar. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Increases

Modest Economic Recovery Likely to Continue through First Half

17 Mar. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, Together with Fundação Getulio Vargas, Fell in February

Current Rate of Economic Growth Unlikely to be Sustained

17 Mar. 2014 European Economic Highlights

Even though the outlook for the European economy is improving, a number of headwinds remain in place.

17 Mar. 2014 Economic Highlights for the Week Ahead

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

14 Mar. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.K. Increases

Moderate Growth in Economic Activity Likely to Continue Through First Half

14 Mar. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Mexico Declines

Negative Growth in LEI Points to Increasing Downside Risk in First Half

13 Mar. 2014 Unemployment Rate Trends Mixed Across European Countries

Germany and Japan Unemployment Lower than in Pre-Recession Period

13 Mar. 2014 Shopping Paused this Winter, Will Pick Up this Spring

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Census Retail Sales Report by Kathy Bostjancic, Director of Macroeconomic Analysis, The Conference Board

13 Mar. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Korea Declines

Current Rate of Economic Expansion Likely to Continue in Near Term

11 Mar. 2014 The Conference Board Report Calls for Investor Engagement to Rebuild Corporate Trust and Drive Economic Growth

Governance Task Force Issues Recommendations for Balancing the Roles of Boards and Investors in Corporate Governance

11 Mar. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Japan Declines

Current Expansion Unlikely to Accelerate in Coming Months

10 Mar. 2014 Economic Highlights for the Week Ahead

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

10 Mar. 2014 The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ Increases in February

Growth Rate Continues on Upward Trend

10 Mar. 2014 European Economic Highlights

Subdued consumer spending

07 Mar. 2014 Labor Market Holding Up at a Reasonable Rate

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report
by Kathy Bostjancic, Director of Macroeconomic Analysis, The Conference Board

06 Mar. 2014 Inflation Declined in Most Advanced Economies

Threat of Deflation Persists in Euro Area

05 Mar. 2014 Online Labor Demand Up 268,100 in February

February posts strong increase following small loss in January.

03 Mar. 2014 European Economic Highlights

Even though optimism about the economic outlook in the Euro Area increases, concerns about inflation continue.

03 Mar. 2014 Economic Highlights for the Week Ahead

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

27 Feb. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased Again in January

The Leading Economic Index advanced for an eighth month in a row.

26 Feb. 2014 Report Reveals Wide Gap Between Successful and Struggling Communities, Reshaping American Landscape

The Demand Institute finds the Top 10 percent of American communities hold 52 percent of housing wealth.

26 Feb. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Mexico Declined Slightly

But Rate of Economic Activity Likely to Improve in First Half

25 Feb. 2014 The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® Declines Moderately

Expectations fall, while Present Situation Index stands close to six-year high,

24 Feb. 2014 European Economic Highlights

PMI and Consumer Confidence Indicators numbers are moderating for February

24 Feb. 2014 How real is the threat of disinflation?

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

24 Feb. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for China Increased in January

Current Pace of Economic Expansion to Continue Through First Half

21 Feb. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Germany Increased

The strengths among the leading indicators have remained more widespread than the weaknesses during the past six months.

20 Feb. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increased in January

Economy Expanding Moderately

20 Feb. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India Increased in January

Slight Pickup in Recent Months Suggests Improvement in India’s Economy

19 Feb. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, Together with Fundação Getulio Vargas, Fell in January

The index now stands at 125.0, following a 0.4 percent increase in December and a 0.4 percent decline in November.

19 Feb. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for France Increases

The Conference Board LEI for France continued to edge up in December.

18 Feb. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Australia Increases

Economy to Expand in First Half; Pace of Growth Likely to Pick Up

18 Feb. 2014 Economic Highlights for the Week Ahead

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

17 Feb. 2014 European Economic Highlights

Positive news about economic growth in Europe was released last week, as fourth quarter GDP growth for the Euro Area outdid expectations

14 Feb. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Declines

The large negative contribution from Spanish contribution to Euro M2 more than offsetting the large positive contribution from job vacancies.

13 Feb. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Korea Declines

Possibility of Upside Potential in the Near Term

13 Feb. 2014 Jobs Recovery Progresses in Advanced Economies

Unemployment Falls Sharply in U.S. and Japan, Stable In Most of Europe

12 Feb. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.K. Declines Slightly

Expansion Will Continue and May Pick Up Moderately in the First Half of 2014

11 Feb. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Japan Declines

Current Expansion Not Likely to Gain Momentum in Short-Term

10 Feb. 2014 Economic Highlights for the Week Ahead

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

10 Feb. 2014 European Economic Highlights

Business confidence is increasing, domestic demand remains weak

10 Feb. 2014 The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ Increases in January

Growth Rate Continues on Upward Trend, Likely to Remain So in Months Ahead

07 Feb. 2014 Disappointing Job Report, but No Decline in Trend Yet

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report
by Kathy Bostjancic, Director of Macroeconomic Analysis, The Conference Board

06 Feb. 2014 Inflation Up in the U.S., Mixed Across Europe

Inflation, as measured by the Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP), rose in December for seven of the 16 advanced economies included in The Conference Board International Labor Comparisons program.

05 Feb. 2014 Online Labor Demand Down 56,800 in January

January decline follows a flat pattern in labor demand seen in 2013.

04 Feb. 2014 European Economic Highlights

With consumer confidence increasing, will retail sales go up this week?

03 Feb. 2014 Economic Highlights for the Week Ahead

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03 Feb. 2014 European Economic Highlights

Optimism about the Euro Area economy is moderating

03 Feb. 2014 European Economic Highlights

Optimism about the Euro Area recovery somewhat moderated

30 Jan. 2014 Q4 GDP: Decent Holiday Demand, More Coming this Winter

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis today reported 3.2 percent annualized growth in real gross domestic product for the fourth quarter of 2013.

28 Jan. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increases

Economic Outlook Improving, but Pace of Growth to Remain Modest

28 Jan. 2014 The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® Increases Again

With Expectations Rising, Economy May Gain Momentum in Months Ahead

28 Jan. 2014 Launch of Comprehensive Annual Tracking of Corporate Giving; Provides Sought-After Insights into Trends

New Questions will Assess State of Societal Impact Measurement and Employee Engagement

27 Jan. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Australia Increases

Economic Expansion will Continue into First Half of 2014, but Pace of Growth Unlikely to Accelerate

24 Jan. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Mexico Decreases

Economic Expansion Unlikely to Accelerate in Months Ahead

24 Jan. 2014 Economic Highlights for the Week Ahead

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23 Jan. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Germany Increases

Modest Economic Expansion Likely to Continue

23 Jan. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increases

Economic Expansion to Continue and Possibly Pick Up in Months Ahead

22 Jan. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for China Increases

But Pace of Growth Unlikely to Accelerate in First Half

21 Jan. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for France Increased

Contraction in Economic Activity will Likely Ease in the Near Term

21 Jan. 2014 Economic Highlights for the Week Ahead

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

17 Jan. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Increases

Modest Economic Recovery Should Continue Through First Half of 2014

17 Jan. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, Together with Fundação Getulio Vargas, Increased

Modest Recovery Possible in First Half of 2014

16 Jan. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Korea Remains Unchanged

Economic Growth to Continue, and Possibly Pickup, in Near Term

16 Jan. 2014 Labor Markets Mixed in Advanced Economies

Unemployment Falls in U.S. and Japan, Still Rising In Much of Europe

15 Jan. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the UK Increased in November

Fifth Consecutive Monthly Increase

15 Jan. 2014 Demand for Workers Picked Up In Late 2013

Here’s Why:

15 Jan. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the India Increased

Five of the eight components contributed positively to the index.

14 Jan. 2014 Global Productivity Slowdown Moderated in 2013

After Years of Decline, Performance May Turn Around in 2014

14 Jan. 2014 Value-Driven Spending Remains Selective

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Census Retail Sales Report by Kathy Bostjancic, Director of Macroeconomic Analysis, The Conference Board

13 Jan. 2014 The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ Increased in December

Fifth Increase in the Past Six Months

13 Jan. 2014 Economic Highlights for the Week Ahead

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

10 Jan. 2014 Has the Job Market Slipped into a Temporary Pause?

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report
by Kathy Bostjancic, Director of Macroeconomic Analysis, The Conference Board

09 Jan. 2014 Engaged Employees and Satisfied Customers Dominate Thinking of CEOs in 2014

Global Study Finds Leaders Focused on Optimizing Performance and Winning Market Share in an Age of Slow Growth

09 Jan. 2014 Inflation Increased in Most Advanced Economies

Inflation Increased in Most Advanced Economies

09 Jan. 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Japan Increased

Current Economic Growth Unlikely to Accelerate for Start of 2014

08 Jan. 2014 Online Labor Demand Up 125,600 in December

Labor Demand More Upbeat in Second Half of 2013

08 Jan. 2014 CEO Confidence Improves

The Measure now stands at 60, up from 54 in the previous quarter.

06 Jan. 2014 Will the rate of labor force participation rise in 2014?

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

06 Jan. 2014 European Economic Highlights

Europe has started 2014 with cautious optimism.

31 Dec. 2013 U.S. Consumer Confidence Rebounds in December

Confidence Nearly Recovered from Government Shutdown, Consumers' View of 'Present Situation' at 5 ½ -Year High

24 Dec. 2013 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased Again in November

The LEI increased for the sixth month in a row.

22 Dec. 2013 European Economic Highlights

Moderately positive end to Europe's 2013

22 Dec. 2013 Economic Highlights for the Week Ahead

A preview of the potentially market-moving economic reports coming out this week.

20 Dec. 2013 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Germany Remains Unchanged

Economy Will Continue to Expand at a Slow Place in Early 2014

19 Dec. 2013 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the U.S. Increased

Fifth Consecutive Increase; Economic Expansion Will Continue Through Early 2014

19 Dec. 2013 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India Declined

Index has been Trending Downward for Last Six Months

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