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16 Apr. 2019 »
Europe’s Consumer Confidence Drops Slightly, But Large Differences Across Countries

The Conference Board Launches Global Consumer Confidence Index

16 Apr. 2019 »
Global Consumer Confidence Drops Slightly, But Remains at Historically High Levels

The Conference Board Launches Global Consumer Confidence Index

03 Jan. 2019 »
CEO Confidence Declined in Q4, Index at Lowest Level in Six Years

The Measure now reads 42, down from 55 in the third quarter of 2018 (a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses). This is the lowest reading since Q3 2012 (CEO Measure: 42).

27 Dec. 2018 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Declined in December

Economy to Continue Expanding, But Growth May Begin Moderating During First Half

27 Nov. 2018 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Declined in November

Index Still Remains at Historically Strong Levels; Consumers Expect Economic Growth to Continue Through Early 2019

08 Nov. 2018 »
Good News for Retailers: Consumers Plan to Spend More This Year on Holiday Gifts

U.S. Households Plan to Spend an Average of $627 this Season

30 Oct. 2018 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Increased Again in October

Index Remains at 18-Year High; Consumers Expect Strong Pace of Growth to Continue into 2019

03 Oct. 2018 »
In Historic Bull Market, the Average CEO in the United States is Older and Stays on the Job Much Longer

According to a new report by The Conference Board, the exceptional longevity of the bull market that followed the Great Recession appears to have stretched leadership tenures at large U.S. public companies, resulting in a higher average CEO age.

25 Sep. 2018 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Increased in September

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® increased in September, following a large improvement in August. The Index now stands at 138.4 (1985=100), up from 134.7 in August.

28 Aug. 2018 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Increased in August

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® increased in August, following a modest increase in July. The Index now stands at 133.4 (1985=100), up from 127.9 in July.

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.3%
  • Brazil 1.3%
  • China 0.6%
  • Euro Area 0.0%
  • France 0.3%
  • Germany 0.2%
  • Global 0.4%
  • India 0.3%
  • Japan 0.4%
  • Korea 1.2%
  • Mexico 0.1%
  • Spain 0.1%
  • U.K. 0.4%
  • U.S. 0.4%
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  • Productivity:
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    Why Slower Growth Does Not Need to End in a Downturn

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