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December 2013

Lynn Franco on rise in consumer confidence and home prices. 
Dec 31 | Wall Street JournalRead

Bart van Ark and Gad Levanon on closing the pay gap in China. 
Dec 31 | S China Morning PstRead

Rebecca Ray on how companies can ease employee burnout. 
Dec 30 | CBS News: Read

Matteo Tonello on change in ISS policy on board responsiveness. 
Dec 26 | Wall Street JournalRead

Mary Young and Ellen Hexter on human rights in the supply chain. 
Dec 18 | HR MagazineRead

Matteo Tonello on claw-back requirements in Dodd-Frank. 
Dec 17 | Compliance WeekRead

CTO Robert Green on rise of hacking against financial data.
Dec 17 | Wall Street JournalRead

TCB puts throught leadership on office flexibility into practice.
Dec 16 | ForbesRead


November 2013

Ken Goldstein and Lynn Franco on slumping Consumer Confidence. 
Nov 26 | Reuters Insider: Watch
Nov 26 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Matteo Tonello on bylaw disputes emerging in 2014 proxy season. 
Nov 23 | Corporate SecretaryRead

Bart van Ark on Global Economic Outlook 2014: Expect 3.1% growth.
Nov 11 | Wall Street JournalRead
Nov 11 | Forbes: Read
Nov 11 | Bloomberg TV: Watch


October 2013

Andrew Polk on bad loans, other economic warning signs in China.
Oct 26 | CNBC TV18: Watch

David Hoffman on why Chinese growth is on the structural decline.
Oct 22 | Bloomberg Radio: Pt 1 Pt 2

Gad Levanon on effect of U.S. shutdown on growth and markets.
Oct 10 | Bloomberg HT: Listen


September 2013

Chief Economist Bart van Ark on effect of U.S. fiscal and monetary news and India's economy.
Sep 24 | CNBC TV18: Listen

Economist Bert Colijn: Euro Area momentum finally turning positive.
Sep 22 | Reuters News: Read

Gad Levanon: Employment Trends Index sees moderate job growth.
Sep 9 | Wall Street JournalRead

Kathy Bostjancic on slower-than-expected job growth in the U.S. 
Sep 6 | CNBC India: Watch

TCB is taking over the International Labor Comparisons program from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Sep 6 | Bloomberg News: Read

TCB Consumer Confidence Index is a powerful job-market indicator.
Sep 4 | NY Federal Reserve: Read
Sep 4 | Business Insider: Read


August 2013

Lynn Franco on August's slight rise in U.S. Consumer Confidence.
Aug 29 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
Aug 29 | China Central TV: Watch

Why TCB CEO Challenge 2013matters for the arts community.
Aug 19 | Huffington Post: Read

U.S. retail sales surge: Economist Ken Goldstein explains why. 
Aug 13 | Reuters Insider: Watch

David Hoffman on dangers as Chinese growth drivers change. 
Aug 7 | MarketWatch: Read

Economist Bert Colijn: ECB has stablized Euro Area--for now. 
Aug 1 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen


July 2013

June Shelp: HWOL data tracks the fitful return of jobs to U.S. cities. 
Aug 1 | Dayton Daily NewsRead
Jul 31 | Denver Bus. JournalRead 
Jul 31 | Kansas City StarRead

Economist Lynn Franco on U.S. consumer confidence, jobs. 
Jul 30 | China Central TV: Watch

Economist Lynn Franco on U.S. consumer confidence, jobs.
Jul 30 | China Central TV: Watch

Ken Goldstein on July's slight pull-back in Consumer Confidence.
Jul 30 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Bert Colijn: Weak business invest-ment, austerity still hurting Europe.
Jul 28 | Reuters News: Read

Economist Bert Colijn: Rising un-employment a concern in Brazil. 
Jul 25 | The GuardianWatch

Chief Economist Bart van Ark on turmoil in Brazilian economy. 
Jul 23 | China Central TV: Watch

Economist Ken Goldstein: Slow recovery for U.S. middle class.
Jul 22 | APM Marketplace: Listen

Economist Ken Goldstein: U.S. economy finally strengthening. 
Jul 18 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Jon Spector on our stand for fair access to market-moving data. 
Jul 12 | New York TimesRead

Thomas Singer on improvements, needs in non-financial disclosures.
Jul 11 | Environ. Leader: Read

Bart van Ark: In 2013, Fed will move "from life support to rehab."
Jul 11 | Radio Hong Kong: Listen

Mid-Year Outlook: Global growth below trend, despite U.S. tailwinds.
Jul 10 | Xinhua News: Read
Jul 10 | Dow Jones Wires: Read

Donna Dabney on trend of looking outside for CEO succession. 
Jul 10 | Corporate SecretaryRead

Gad Levanon on evidence of skills gap in U.S. employment data.
Jul 9 | US NewsRead

Donna Dabney on impact of the Shareholder Rights Project.
Jul 9 | Corporate SecretaryRead

Ken Goldstein: Strong auto sales driven by necessity, not optimism.
Jul 2 | Los Angeles TimesRead

Bert Colijn on another month of record Euro Area unemployment.
Jun 30 | Reuters News: Read
Jul 2 | Bloomberg News: Read


June 2013

U.S. Consumer Confidence is resurgent but uncertainty remains.
Jun 28 | Radio Hong Kong: Listen

Consumer Confidence: still at five-year high, new release process.
Jun 25 | CNBC: Watch

Bart van Ark on why human capital is top challenge facing CEOs.
Jun 22 | My Star Job: Read

CEO Jon Spector: New data policy is about public trust in markets. 
Jun 21 | CNBC: Watch
Jun 20 | Wall Street JournalRead

Why TCB is suspending early media access to indicator data. 
Jun 20 | MarketWatch: Read
Jun 20 | Associated Press: Read

Kathy Bostjancic: U.S. LEI on the rise, need for Fed support waning. 
Jun 20 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Andrew Polk: Consumers, real estate sink Chinese economy. 
Jun 19 | Radio Hong Kong: Listen

Kathy Bostjancic on the rising yen and skepticism of "Abe-nomics." 
Jun 7 | FNN (Japan): Watch

Kathy Bostjancic on why stronger job growth is needed in the U.S. 
Jun 3 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen


May 2013

Bart van Ark on why global growth faces a declining "speed limit." 
May 31 | Singapore BTRead

Van Ark: Private sector surging in U.S., but gov't uncertainty remains.
May 29 | Bloomberg Asia: Watch

In younger, out sooner: TCB finds 50s are the new 60s for CEOs. 
May 28 | AgendaRead

Bart van Ark: To sustain gains, SE Asia needs productivity growth. 
May 28 | CNBC Asia: Watch

Andrew Polk: China LEI gains, but economy still muddling through.
May 20 | Radio Hong Kong: Listen

Ken Goldstein on May's gain in the U.S. Leading Economic Index.
May 17 | WSJ Podcast: Listen

Rebecca Ray on the positive returns of a happy workforce.
May 19 | Financial TimesRead

Ken Goldstein on May's gain in the U.S. Leading Economic Index.
May 17 | WSJ Podcast: Listen


April 2013

Ken Goldstein on gov. sequester and other drags on U.S. growth.
Apr 26 | Radio Hong Kong: Listen

Kathy Bostjancic on the U.S. Leading Economic Index for April.
Apr 18 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Kathy Bostjancic on the economic potential of the U.S. energy boom.
Apr 12 | Radio Hong Kong: Listen

Bart van Ark: BOJ and PM Abe policies offer hope in Japan. 
Apr 5 | Bloomberg TV Asia: Watch


March 2013

Bart van Ark on U.S. consumers and the bailout in Cyprus.
Mar 28 | Radio Hong Kong: Listen

Kathy Bostjancic on austerity's likely drag on the U.S. economy.
Mar 27 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Lynn Franco and Ken Goldstein on U.S. Consumer Confidence 
Mar 26 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
Mar 26 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Bert Colijn on competitiveness gains on Europe's periphery. 
Mar 21 | Bloomberg News: Read

CEO Jon Spector on austerity in the U.S., Cyprus, and rest of Europe. 
Mar 21 | CNBC Europe: Watch

Andrew Polk on China LEI: Current expansion likely to continue. 
Mar 20 | Radio Hong Kong: Listen

David Hoffman on 'stability risk' as China tries to rebalance economy.
Mar 14 | CNBC: Watch


February 2013 

Lynn Franco on February's big rebound in Consumer Confidence.
Feb 24 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
Feb 24 | Associated Press: Read

TCB survey finds director comp tied to competition, compliance. 
Feb 19 | Compliance WeekRead

Bert Colijn on Europe's divergent views over minimum-wage laws.
Feb 14 | New York TimesRead

TCB Director Roundtable: Lucian Bebchuck on limits to poison pills.
Feb 8 | New York Times DealBook: Read

Gad Levanon on the trend of "re-shoring" American jobs.
Feb 7 | WorkforceRead

Gad Levanon on surging number of Americans delaying retirement. 
Feb 1 | Wall St JournalRead Watch
Feb 1 | US News & World ReportRead 
Feb 1 | Fox News: Watch

Rebecca Ray on promising January U.S. jobs report.
Feb 1 | Bloomberg TV: Watch


January 2013

Conference-Board.org named governance website of the month. 
Jan 31 | CPA JournalRead

Bert Colijn on peripheral Europe's gains in labor competitiveness. 
Jan 30 | Reuters: Read

Matteo Tonello on effect of say-on-pay on proxy voting data trends. 
Jan 30 | Corporate Counsel : Read

Lynn Franco on plummeting U.S. consumer confidence in Jan.
Jan 29 | Bloomberg News: Read
Jan 29 | Seeking Alpha: Read

Bart van Ark on slow productivity growth in 2012 and 2013.
Jan 17 | Financial TimesRead
Jan 17 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Rebecca Ray on why CEOs are focused on human capital in 2013.
Jan 16 | CNBC TV-18 India: Watch

Chuck Mitchell on human capital, innovation challenges for CEOs.
Jan 9 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

CEO Challenge 2013: Focus on staff, self-help to counter threats.
Jan 9 | Financial TimesRead

Melissa Aguilar on rise of proxy-access proposals in 2012.
Jan 8 | Pensions & Investments.Read

Creative Conversations: Bringing artists and business together. 
Jan 6 | Richmond T-DRead

Kathy Bostjancic on latest U.S. employment report.
Jan 4 | CNBC TV-18 India: Watch

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