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13 Nov. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Germany Increased

The Index rose to 97.5

12 Nov. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Spain Decreased

The Index fell to 100.3

08 Nov. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for South Korea Increased

The Index increased to 102.6

07 Nov. 2019 »
Consumers are Approaching the Holiday Season Eager to Spend

U.S. Households Plan to Spend an Average of $675 on Gifts this Season

06 Nov. 2019 »
Lori Esposito Murray Appointed President of Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board

Today, The Conference Board announced the appointment of Dr. Lori Esposito Murray as President of its public policy center, the Committee for Economic Development (CED). Murray will succeed retiring CED President Bernard Bailey, effective December 2019.

06 Nov. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Japan Increased

The Index increased to 92.4

06 Nov. 2019 »
Online Labor Demand Fell in October

HWOL Index fell in October, following a small decrease in September

06 Nov. 2019 »
The Conference Board to Shine Spotlight on People Issues in M&A

The HR M&A Conference (November 19–20 in New York) brings together organizations that have led the way in imbuing HR thinking throughout their M&A strategies to exchange practical advice, share solutions, and advance new thinking in a burgeoning field.

05 Nov. 2019 »
For S&P 500 CEOs, Stock Awards Now Comprise More Than 50 Percent of Total Compensation

A new report reveals that stock awards, which include restricted stock and performance-based shares, represented a record portion of CEO compensation in 2018. For S&P 500 CEOs, stock awards alone exceeded 50 percent for the first time.

04 Nov. 2019 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Declined in October

Job growth will continue, but may slow down in the coming months


Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.2%
  • Brazil 0.3%
  • China 1.1%
  • Euro Area 0.4%
  • France 0.1%
  • Germany 0.2%
  • Global 0.1%
  • India 0.1%
  • Japan 0.1%
  • Korea 0.4%
  • Mexico 1.5%
  • Spain 0.1%
  • U.K. 0.5%
  • U.S. 0.1%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • The Conference Board Economic Forecast for the U.S. Economy

    Economic growth holding up well, but will not reaccelerate in 2020

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