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2020

April The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased
(Release Date: 15 Apr. 2020)
March The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased
(Release Date: 16 Mar. 2020)
February The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased
(Release Date: 13 Feb. 2020)
January The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased
(Release Date: 16 Jan. 2020)

2019

December The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased
(Release Date: 16 Dec. 2019)
November The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased
(Release Date: 15 Nov. 2019)
October The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased
(Release Date: 21 Oct. 2019)
September The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased
(Release Date: 18 Sep. 2019)
August The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased
(Release Date: 15 Aug. 2019)
July The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased
(Release Date: 15 Jul. 2019)
June The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased
(Release Date: 18 Jun. 2019)
May The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area was Unchanged
(Release Date: 15 May. 2019)
April The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area was Unchanged
(Release Date: 17 Apr. 2019)
March The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 19 Mar. 2019)
February The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area was Unchanged
(Release Date: 14 Feb. 2019)
January The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased
(Release Date: 17 Jan. 2019)

2018

December The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 20 Dec. 2018)
November The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 15 Nov. 2018)
October The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 23 Oct. 2018)
September The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 27 Sep. 2018)
August The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 24 Aug. 2018)
July The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 25 Jul. 2018)
June The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 27 Jun. 2018)
May The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 24 May. 2018)
April The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 26 Apr. 2018)
March The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 26 Mar. 2018)
February The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 26 Feb. 2018)
January The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 29 Jan. 2018)

2017

December The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 22 Dec. 2017)
November The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 21 Nov. 2017)
October The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 30 Oct. 2017)
September The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 25 Sep. 2017)
August The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 23 Aug. 2017)
July The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 24 Jul. 2017)
June The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 26 Jun. 2017)
May The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 23 May. 2017)
April The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 24 Apr. 2017)
March The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 23 Mar. 2017)
February The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 23 Feb. 2017)
January The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 27 Jan. 2017)

2016

December The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area increased
(Release Date: 21 Dec. 2016)
November The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 22 Nov. 2016)
October The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 24 Oct. 2016)
September The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area was Unchanged
(Release Date: 26 Sep. 2016)
August The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Declined
(Release Date: 24 Aug. 2016)
July The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area remained unchanged
(Release Date: 25 Jul. 2016)
June The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 24 Jun. 2016)
May The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 25 May. 2016)
April The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 25 Apr. 2016)
March The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Declined
(Release Date: 24 Mar. 2016)
February The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 24 Feb. 2016)
January The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 25 Jan. 2016)

2015

December The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased in November
(Release Date: 23 Dec. 2015)
November The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased in October
(Release Date: 25 Nov. 2015)
October The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Remains Unchanged in September
(Release Date: 28 Oct. 2015)
September The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased in August
(Release Date: 25 Sep. 2015)
August The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased in July
(Release Date: 27 Aug. 2015)
July The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 27 Jul. 2015)
June The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 26 Jun. 2015)
May The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 28 May. 2015)
April The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 29 Apr. 2015)
March The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 27 Mar. 2015)
February The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 26 Feb. 2015)
January The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased Again
(Release Date: 30 Jan. 2015)

2014

December The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased in November
(Release Date: 23 Dec. 2014)
November The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Declined in October
(Release Date: 26 Nov. 2014)
October The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Unchanged
(Release Date: 27 Oct. 2014)
September The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased
(Release Date: 26 Sep. 2014)
August The Leading Economic Index® for Euro Area Increases
(Release Date: 27 Aug. 2014)
July The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Euro Area Increases
(Release Date: 25 Jul. 2014)
June The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased in May
(Release Date: 26 Jun. 2014)
May The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased in April
(Release Date: 28 May. 2014)
April The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increases
(Release Date: 28 Apr. 2014)
March The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area
(Release Date: 26 Mar. 2014)
February The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased Again in January
(Release Date: 27 Feb. 2014)
January The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increases
(Release Date: 28 Jan. 2014)

2013

December The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased Again in November
(Release Date: 24 Dec. 2013)
November The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Euro Area Increased in September
(Release Date: 27 Nov. 2013)
October The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increases
(Release Date: 28 Oct. 2013)
September The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increased
(Release Date: 26 Sep. 2013)
August The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increases
(Release Date: 26 Aug. 2013)
July The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increases
(Release Date: 26 Jul. 2013)
June The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increases
(Release Date: 27 Jun. 2013)
May The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased in April
(Release Date: 29 May. 2013)
April The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Declined
(Release Date: 29 Apr. 2013)
March The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Euro Area Increases
(Release Date: 27 Mar. 2013)
February The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increases
(Release Date: 27 Feb. 2013)
January The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increases
(Release Date: 28 Jan. 2013)

2012

December The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increases
(Release Date: 21 Dec. 2012)
November The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Declines
(Release Date: 29 Nov. 2012)
October The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Decreased in September
(Release Date: 26 Oct. 2012)
September The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Increases
(Release Date: 26 Sep. 2012)
August The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Remains Unchanged in July
(Release Date: 27 Aug. 2012)
July The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Euro Area Declines
(Release Date: 27 Jul. 2012)
June EURO LEI Declines
(Release Date: 28 Jun. 2012)
May Euro Area LEI Declines
(Release Date: 25 May. 2012)
April EURO Area LEI Decreases
(Release Date: 27 Apr. 2012)
March LEI for Euro Area Increases
(Release Date: 26 Mar. 2012)
February LEI for Euro Area Increases
(Release Date: 27 Feb. 2012)
January LEI for Euro Area Increases
(Release Date: 27 Jan. 2012)

2011

December LEI for Euro Area Unchanged
(Release Date: 21 Dec. 2011)
November LEI for Euro Area Increases Slightly
(Release Date: 30 Nov. 2011)
October Euro Area LEI Declines
(Release Date: 26 Oct. 2011)
September Euro LEI Declines
(Release Date: 26 Sep. 2011)
August Euro Area LEI Increases
(Release Date: 26 Aug. 2011)
July EURO Area LEI Declines
(Release Date: 27 Jul. 2011)
June Euro LEI Declines
(Release Date: 24 Jun. 2011)
May EURO LEI Increases
(Release Date: 26 May. 2011)
April Euro LEI Declines
(Release Date: 29 Apr. 2011)
March EURO LEI Increases
(Release Date: 28 Mar. 2011)
February EURO LEI Increases
(Release Date: 25 Feb. 2011)
January Euro Area LEI Increases Again
(Release Date: 27 Jan. 2011)

2010

December Euro LEI Increases
(Release Date: 27 Dec. 2010)
November EURO LEI Increases
(Release Date: 29 Nov. 2010)
October EURO LEI Increases
(Release Date: 27 Oct. 2010)
September Euro Area LEI Increases
(Release Date: 27 Sep. 2010)
August Euro Area LEI Increases Again
(Release Date: 26 Aug. 2010)
July The Leading Economic Index for the Euro Area Increased in June
(Release Date: 26 Jul. 2010)
June Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Falls
(Release Date: 28 Jun. 2010)
May The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Rises Sharply Again
(Release Date: 27 May. 2010)
April The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increases Again in March
(Release Date: 28 Apr. 2010)
March The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increases Again in February
(Release Date: 29 Mar. 2010)
February The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increases Again in January
(Release Date: 26 Feb. 2010)
January The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the Euro Area Increases Again in December
(Release Date: 27 Jan. 2010)

2009

December Recovery for The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the Euro Area Continues To Slow
(Release Date: 30 Dec. 2009)
November Recovery for The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the Euro Area Begins to Slow
(Release Date: 30 Nov. 2009)
October The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the Euro Area Continues to Recover
(Release Date: 28 Oct. 2009)
September The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the Euro Area Continues to Recover
(Release Date: 28 Sep. 2009)
August The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased 1.6 Percent
(Release Date: 27 Aug. 2009)
July The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the Euro Area Continues to Recover
(Release Date: 27 Jul. 2009)
June The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the Euro Area Continues to Recover
(Release Date: 29 Jun. 2009)
May The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the Euro Area Shows Substantial Improvement
(Release Date: 28 May. 2009)
April The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the Euro Area Improves
(Release Date: 27 Apr. 2009)
March The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the Euro Area Declines
(Release Date: 26 Mar. 2009)
February The Conference Board Leading Economic Index™ (LEI) for the Euro Area Suggests No Trough in Sight
(Release Date: 26 Feb. 2009)
January The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the Euro Area Shows Continuing Contraction
(Release Date: 28 Jan. 2009)

THESE DATA ARE FOR ANALYSIS PURPOSES ONLY. NOT FOR REDISTRIBUTION, PUBLISHING, DATABASING, OR PUBLIC POSTING WITHOUT EXPRESS WRITTEN PERMISSION.

Straight Talk April 2020

Global Economic Outlook 2016

A Downsized and Uneven Labor Market

The April jobs report shows a staggering loss of 20.5 million jobs, which is the largest monthly loss in recorded history. Employment dramatically dropped across almost every industry. The unemployment rate jumped to 14.7 percent, the highest since the Great Depression. The unemployment rate underestimates the amount of slack currently in the labor market. 5.1 million additional workers are now working part-time even though they prefer a full-time job. And the number of people outside the labor force grew by 6.6 million, showing many are currently discouraged to even try to find a job. Over the coming months, we should expect participation to increase again as the economy begins to open up.

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