The Conference Board in the News

News and analysis from The Conference Board experts — in print, online, on air, and beyond.



April 2018

Rebecca Ray: Pressing Business Issues for C-Suite Leaders in 2018
April 17 | Executive Talent: Read

Ataman Ozyildirim and Ilaria Maselli: Tariffs or No tariffs, the Pickup in Global Trade Won’t Last
April 9 | EURACTIV: Read

Mary Young: What is Digital Transformation and What Does it Mean for Workplace Design
April 6 | Work Design Magazine: Read

March 2018

Lynn Franco: Confidence Declined, But Remains Strong
March 27 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Steve Odland: When the US Engages in Free Trade, We All Win
March 22 | CNBC: Read

Ken Goldstein: US Leading Index Report
March 22 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Joe Minarik: Setting the Record Straight on Tariffs
March 18 | The Hill: Read

David Hoffman and Erik Lundh: "Huge" Trade Deficits Are Smaller Than You Think
March 18 | Bloomberg:

Doug Chia and Gary Larkin: Should CEOs Let Their C-Suite Serve on Outside Boards?
March 15 | Corporate Board Member: Read

Abdul Eruman and Erik Lundh: Is the Trade Resurgence Sustainable?

March 12 | Wharton: Read

Steve Odland: A CEO’s Prescription for Health Care Reform
March 1 | Chief Executive: Read

February 2018

Steve Odland: A CEO’s Prescription for Health Care Reform
February 28 | Chief Executive: Read

Jude Blanchette: On China’s Two-Term Limit
February 26 | Time Magazine: Read
February 25 | New York Times: Read
February 25 | Washington Post: Read

Doug Chia: Virtual-Only Shareholder Meetings: The Good, Bad & Ugly
February 21 | Inside America’s BoardroomsWatch

Steve Odland: Business Leaders Can Start Meaningful Debate on Gun Control
February 20 | CNBCWatch

Doug Chia: Little Noted Section of Trump Tax Plan Could Make Corporate America More Responsible
February 20 | Fast CompanyRead

Brian Schaitkin: US Tax Cuts a Bad Idea Now, But Will Boost Growth, Say Economists
February 14 | ReutersRead

Anke Schrader: What Happened to China’s Baby Bump? 
February 13 | BloombergRead

Rebecca Ray: Megatrends Report Pinpoints Leadership Pipeline, Mentoring, HR Issues
February 8 | Associations NowRead

Gad Levanon: Employment Index Rose in January
February 5 | Wall Street JournalRead

Diane Lim: The Jobs Market Looks Good Under Trump, But Not Because of Tax Cuts 
February 2 | The HillRead

January 2018

Doug Chia: Wynn Resorts Board Faces Scrutiny Following Allegations Against Steve Wynn 
January 30 | Wall Street JournalRead

Abdul Azeez Erumban: Emerging Markets 2018: Six Signs to Watch 
January 29 | EM-ViewsRead

Bart van Ark: Every One of the World’s Biggest Economies is Growing
January 27 | New York TimesRead

Joe Minarik: The Revival of Legislative Debate
January 26 | The HillRead

Rebecca Ray: C-Suite Challenge
January 25 | Wharton Business RadioListen

David Hoffman: China Could Retaliate to US Trade Sanctions in a Poinpointed Way 
January 24 | CNBCWatch

Chuck Mitchell: C-Suite Challenge
January 24 | CGTNWatch

Steve Odland: Five Steps to Successful CEO Succession
January 20 | Directors and BoardsRead

December 2017

Victor Assad and Ataman Ozyildirim: Three Ways to Accelerate Innovation
December 20 | Talent Economy: Read

Thomas Singer: Three ESG New Year’s Resolutions for Directors
December 11 | Directors and BoardsRead

Douglas Chia and Gary Larkin: Three Issues That Will Keep Corporate Directors On Their Toes In 2018
December 8 | CBMRead

November 2017

Matteo Tonello: The Role of Employees’ Stock Funds in Proxy Contests
November 20 | FT AgendaRead

Ethan Cramer-Flood and Steve Odland: Trump Should Ditch the 'Painful Protectionist' Policies During China Visit
November 7 | CNBCRead

October 2017

Matteo Tonello: Companies’ Use of Extra Cash
October 20 | FT AgendaRead

Tom Singer: CEOs Can’t Ignore These Three Proxy Season Votes
October 13 | Chief ExecutiveRead

Diane Lim: Why Advances in Technology and Automation are Good News for Human Workers
October 12 | ForbesRead

Matteo Tonello: Search for CEO Talent
October 10 | FT AgendaRead

Matteo Tonello: CEO and Executive Compensation Practices: 2017 Edition
October 4 | Harvard Governance ForumRead

August 2017

Matteo Tonello: The Role of Caterpillar's Board in C-Suite Succession
August 21 | FT AgendaRead

Steve Odland and Matteo Tonello: Here's Why Retail CEOs Are Dropping Like Flies
August 17 | The StreetRead

Mary Young: Change Your Business Into A Digital Company
August 14 | GE ReportsRead

Rebecca Ray: Recent Studies Suggest Brighter Futures for Female Millennial CEOs
August 11 | ForbesRead

Mary Young: Digital Transformation and HR
August 9 | HR Executive OnlineRead

Ataman Ozyildirim: What’s In Store for Emerging Markets?
August 9 | EM-ViewsRead

Gad Levanon: The Conference Board’s Employment Trends Index Rose in July
August 7 | Wall Street JournalRead

Gad Levanon: While Dow Spikes, Dollar Falls
August 2 | Marketplace RadioListen

Joe Minarik: Will Congress Take Care of the Budget Before Our Debt Explodes
August 1 | The HillRead

July 2017

Steve Odland: President Trump’s New Chief of Staff
July 31 | CNBCWatch

Want Happy and Productive Employees? Give Them Meaningful Art Experiences
July 20 | Inside PhilanthropyRead

Lynn Franco: Consumer Confidence Improves in July
July 25 | Bloomberg RadioListen

How to Figure Out What’s Next for the Economy in a Few Easy Clicks
July 17 | USA TodayRead

Monica Herk: Congress Must Cut the Student Debt Burden Falling on Americans
July 17 | The HillRead

Never Do This One Thing at Work
July 18 | Motley FoolRead

How to Make Millennials Fall in Love and Commit to a Job
July 11 | ForbesRead

Thomas Singer: Circular Economy
July 19 | Silicon AngleRead

Gary Larkin: Proxy Advisors Seeking More Than ‘Male, Pale & Stale’ Directors
July 2017 | Directors and BoardsRead

Matteo Tonello: It’s a Dangerous Time to be a Bad CEO
July 11 | Washington PostRead

Matteo Tonello: Compensation Metrics to Foster Corporate Culture
July 10 | FT AgendaRead

Employment Trends Index Fell Slightly in June
July 10 | MarketwatchRead
July 10 | Wall Street JournalRead

Joe Minarik: The Latest Jobs Report is Like a ‘Special Blend’ of Mediocre Wine
July 7 | The HillRead

Joe Minarik: Employment Report
July 7 | CCTVWatch

Gad Levanon: Concerns About a Major Slowdown in Job Growth are Premature
July 7 | CNBCRead

Ilaria Maselli: At G20, The EU Must Walk a Tightrope on Trade Policy
July 4 | EurActivRead

June 2017

Doug Chia: Annual Meetings - Prep for Disruption
June 2017 | Corporate SecretaryRead

Consumer Confidence Increased in June
June 27 | New York TimesRead
June 27 | MarketwatchRead

Lynn Franco: US Consumer Confidence Unexpectedly Rises
June 27 | BloombergRead

Joe Minarik: The Business World’s Role in Making Washington Work
June 27 | Fiscal TimesRead

Hate Your Job? Clearly You’re Not Alone
June 12 | Motley FoolRead

Ken Goldstein: Trump’s Victory Changed the Way Americans See Reality
June 22 | Washington PostRead

Diane Lim: Does The Amazon-Whole Foods Merger Spell The End Of Grocery Shopping (As We've Known It)?
June 22 | ForbesRead

Diane Lim and Brian Schaitkin: We Can Turbocharge our Technology Industry with Immigration
June 19 | The HillRead

Steve Odland: How Bezos, Cook Can Get Immigration Reform Back on the Agenda
June 19 | CNBCRead

Steve Odland: Amazon’s Acquisition of Whole Foods
June 16 | CNBCWatch

Gad Levanon: The Fed is Flying Blind
June 14 | BloombergRead

Rebecca Ray: It Takes a Village for Talent Management Plans to Succeed
June 12 | Bloomberg BNARead

May 2017

Matteo Tonello: Stock Holding Requirements for Senior Executives
May 22 | Financial TimesRead

Bart van Ark: Productivity, the Global Economy and Trump
May 18 | Bloomberg RadioListen

US LEI Points to Faster Growth
May 18 | MarketwatchRead

Global Productivity Slump Has Ended
May 17 | MarketwatchRead

Low Productivity Remains a Barrier
May 17 | Financial TimesRead

Diane Lim and Gad Levanon: Growth in American manufacturing jobs? It's happening in Michigan
May 5 | The HillRead

Doug Chia and Gary Larkin: What to Expect During This Year’s Proxy Season
May 2 | The HillRead

April 2017

Brian Schaitkin: Economic Growth Stumbles
April 28 | Los Angeles TimesRead

Joe Minarik: Trump Should Win One for the Gipper
April 27 | The HillRead

Lynn Franco: Consumer Confidence Declined in April
April 25 | Bloomberg RadioListen
April 25 | China TelevisionWatch

Confidence Slips from 16-Year High
April 25 | MarketwatchRead

Household Expenses About to Get a Lot More Expensive
April 24 | The StreetWatch

What Sets CEOs Apart
May 2017 | Harvard Business ReviewRead

Matteo Tonello: Stock Ownership Guidelines
April 24 | FT AgendaRead

Lynn Franco: What Gives? Sentiment is Through the Roof, but Sales are in the Basement
April 20 | MarketwatchRead

Steve Odland: Ongoing PR Woes for United
April 17 | CNBCWatch

Steve Odland: H1-B Visa Policy
April 4 | CNBCWatch

Rebecca Ray: Making Work Meaningful
April 11 | Forbes InsightsRead

Amy Abel and Brian Schaitkin: Succession Planning
April 11 | Forbes InsightsRead

Gad Levanon: Employment Trends Index Rose in March
April 10 |  Wall Street JournalRead
April 10 |  MarketwatchRead

Gad Levanon and Diane Lim: America’s Foodies are Driving Job Growth
April 7 | The Hill: Read

March 2017

Rebecca Ray: What Skills Will Leaders Need in the Future?
March 23 | Chief Learning OfficerRead

Joe Minarik: Playing Hot Potato and Musical Chairs with Healthcare
March 27 | The HillRead

Ataman Ozyildirim: How the G20 Leaves Emerging Markets in Limbo
March 29 | EM-ViewsRead

Steve Odland: Weighs in on Relationship Between President and U.S. Companies
March 29 | CNBCWatch

Lynn Franco: US Consumer Confidence Unexpectedly Surges to a 16-Year High
March 28 | CNNRead
March 28 | BloombergRead

Matteo Tonello: Investing and protesting: Why PETA bought shares of Canada Goose
March 17 | CBC NewsRead

Brian Anderson: Stocks range-bound ahead of big Fed decision
March 13 | Yahoo! FinanceRead

Rebecca Ray: Give employees tools of engagement for better results
March 13 | Bloomberg BNA:Read

Ilaria Maseli: Three Trump actions that could rattle Europe’s economy
March 13 | Euractiv: Read

Brian Schaitkin: It’s too soon to give Donald Trump credit for job-market gains, economists say
March 10 | MarketWatch: Read

Gad Levanon: Workers finally benefit as labor shortage expands
March 10 | Christian Science Monitor: Read

Brian Schaitkin: Wednesday may show markets a very clear sign about whether a rate hike is coming
March 7 | CNBC: Read

Matteo Tonello: The Morning Risk Report: Yahoo’s Breach Leads to Governance Precedents
March 6 | Wall Street Journal: Read

Mary Young: Automation Presents Threats, Opportunities for HR
March 2 | Bloomberg BNA: Read

The Conference Board: Individual workers play vital role in employee engagement
March 2 | Benefits Pro: Read

The Conference Board: More Americans want to downsize their homes than supersize them
March 2 | MarketWatchRead

Joe Minarik: Here is what full employment looks like
March 1 | MarketPlace: Listen


February 2017

Lynn Franco: U.S. Consumer Confidence Rises to Highest Level Since July 2001
Feb 28 | Bloomberg: Read
Feb 28 | Bloomberg: Listen

Steve Odland discusses public policy goals
Feb 28 | Memphis Daily News: Read
Feb 23 | Yahoo! Finance: Watch

Gad Levanon: Retiree Health Costs Seen as Unexepected Burden 
Feb 24 | Bloomberg BNA: Read

Steve Odland, Joe Minarik: The border adjustment tax is just another faux silver bullet
Feb 23 | The Hill: Read

Rebecca Ray and Ron Williams discuss millennials as future leaders
Feb 22 | Sirius XM: Listen

Brian Schaitkin outlines the current role that immigrants targeted in Trump's order will play in the U.S. economy
Feb 21 | Bloomberg: Read

Steve Odland weighs in on retail earnings, including Wal-Mart versus Amazon
Feb 21 | CNBC: Watch

Steve Odland has a cure for the affordable health care act
Feb 21 | The Hill: Read

Ken Goldstein discusses the Leading Economic Index 
Feb 17 | Bloomberg: Listen 
Feb 17 | Wall Street Journal: Read

The Conference Board: Dog Walkers to Be More in Demand Than Teachers in Next Decade
Feb 17 | Bloomberg: Read

Brian Schaitkin on the Global Debate Over Refugees
Feb 17 | Bloomberg: Read

Catilin Pan: How Can Organisations in Asia Use Analytics to Improve Workplace Productivity?
Feb 16 | HR in Asia: Read
Feb 16 | HRM Asia: Read
Feb 14 | HumanResources: Read

Brian Schaitkin: Employers Must Prepare for Disruptions When Hiring Foreign Nationals
Feb 14 | Employee Benefit News: Read

Caitlin Pan: Keys to building a competitive workforce in Asia
Feb 14 | Human Resources Online: Read

Steve Odland: Capitalism at the Crossroads
Feb 13 | Fortune: Read

Matteo Tonello: Companies Continue to Beef Up Sustainability Disclosures
Feb 10 | Financial Times Agenda: Read

Mike Petro: Is New Mexico Moving in the Right Direction?
Feb 8 | Albuquerque Journal: Read

Steve Odland: Trump's Economic Overhaul
Feb 6 | CNBC: Watch

Steve Odland and Joe Minarik: America’s Leadership Divide Is the Nation’s Biggest Enemy
Feb 6 | Fortune: Read

Abdul A. Erumban on Emerging Markets in 2017: Trends To Watch
Feb 6 | Emerging Market Views: Read

Gad Levanon discuss the 3 things the jobs report doesn't tell us about the U.S. economy
Feb 3 | The HillRead

Gad Levanon: Jobs report shows ‘happy new year’ for U.S. — except wages
Feb 3 | MarketWatch: Read

Steve Odland: Turmp and CEOs having great 'two-way communication'
Feb 2 | CNBC: Watch


January 2017

Lynn Franco discuss the Consumer Confidence Index and the CEO Challenge
Jan 31 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

The Conference Board on what CEOs fear most right now
Jan 31 | Fortune: Read

The Conference Board: Hot-Button Issues on the Minds of CEOs
Jan 31 | The Street: Watch

Chuck Mitchell: From Recessions to Terrorist Attacks: CEOs List their Biggest Fears for 2017
Jan 31 | Chief Executive: Read

Steve Odland: Trump Immigration Order Unlikely to Affect Tech Hiring
Jan 31 | Wall Street Journal: Read

Mary Young: Competition for Talent Demands Creative Strategy
Jan 30 | Bloomberg BNA: Read

Matteo Tonello: Report: SEC Will Target Hacked Firms for Non-Disclosure
Jan 27 | Financial Times Agenda: Read

Brian Schaitkin: The economy enters 2017 on steady footing
Jan 27 | Staffing Industry Analysts: Read

Brian Schaitkin: How an Import Tax Might Affect Consumers
Jan 27 | Consumer Reports: Read

The Conference Board: The productivity challenge to the British economy
Jan 26 | Financial Times: Read

The Conference Board: The U.S. Leading Economic Index rose 0.5 percent in December
Jan 26 | CFO: Read
Jan 26 | CNBC: Read

Gad Levanon: Wages Are Rising, Giving HR New Worries
Jan 26 | SHRM: Read

The Conference Board discussion on the leadership gap beyond the generation gap
Jan 26 | Associations Now: Read
Jan 25 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Steve Odland: Can the Government be Run Like a Business
Jan 24 | MarketPlace: Listen

The Conference Board: Industrial policies mean cosseting losers as well as picking winners
Jan 19 | Economist: Read

The Conference Board: Don't fear your impending millennial CEOs
Jan 19 | American City Business Journals: Read

The Conference Board: Almost all countries are failing to improve growth rates
Jan 18 | Financial Times: Read

Steve Odland: Companies try to avoid the Trump Twitter treatment
Jan 18 | Marketplace Radio: Listen

Joe Minarik talks about President Obama’s economic legacy
Jan 18 | China Global Television Network: Watch

Ilaria Maselli discuss the four possible Europes after Brexit
Jan 17 | EuroActiv: Read

The Conference Board: Thinking of downsizing in retirement? Consider these questions
Jan 17 | MarketWatch: Read 

Steve Odland: CEOs Take Center Stage in the New Political Regime
Jan 12 | Chief Executive: Read

Jon Spector on how to develop millennials to become CEOs
Jan 11 | World Economic Forum: Read
Jan 11 | Fortune: Read

The Conference Board: Why Global Growth Is Still Feeble, in Eight Charts
Jan 11 | Wall Street Journal: Read

Joe Minarik: Drug stocks tumble as Trump singles out pharma companies
Jan 11 | Financial Times: Read

Rebecca Ray: Millennials actually aren’t noncommittal slackers, says new study
Jan 10 | MarketPlace: Read
Jan 10 | Chief Executive: Read
Jan 10 | Associations Now: Read

The Conference Board ETI Slips to 129.62 in Dec.
Jan 9 | Bond Buyer: Read
Jan 9 | MarketWatch: Read

Brian Schaitkin: Construction Labor Availability in 2017 Looks Mixed
Jan 9 | Bloomberg BNA: Read

The Conference Board: Online job ads increased in December
Jan 9 | Los Angeles Times: Read
Jan 9 | San Francisco Examiner: Read
Jan 6 | IStaffing Industry Analysts: Read
Jan 4 | Denver Business Journal: Read
Jan 4 | Columbia Regional Business Report: Read

Matteo Tonello and Thomas Singer: Sustainability Practices: 2016 Edition
Jan 8 | Harvard Law School ForumRead

Steve Odland: Amazon Kills US Retail En-Route to Australia
Jan 8 | Australian Financial ReviewRead

Gad Levanon: U.S. economy creates a modest 156,000 jobs in December
Jan 5 | Los Angeles TimesRead

Steve Odland: Trump's Twitter bark worse than his bite?
Jan 4 | CNBC: Watch

The Conference Board: With Trump's Win, America Sees a Brighter Future
Jan 3 | New York Post: Read

Steve Odland discusses how America's tax code could become competitive?
Jan | TrueChat: Listen

Steve Odland discusses the new senate
Jan | Sirius Radio: Listen


December 2016

Steve Odland: Being a CEO in a Trump World
Dec 30 | Yahoo: Watch

Lynn Franco discusses the Consumer Confidence Index
Dec 29 | Washington Post: Read
Dec 28 | Politico: Read
Dec 27 | New York Times: Read
Dec 27 | Bloomberg: Listen
Dec 27 | The Hill: Read
Dec 27 | US News: Read

Rebecca Ray: Is HR Passionate about Profit
Dec 29 | Bloomberg BNA: Read

Steve Odland: Companies Rush to Link Jobs to Trump
Dec 29 | PoliticoRead

Steve Odland: Amazon big holiday winner this holiday: Pro
Dec 29 | CNBC: Watch

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Jumped to 113.7
Dec 28 | CNN: Read
Dec 28 | People: Read
Dec 28 | New York Post: Read 

Douglas Chia: Carl Icahn dismisses conflict-of-interest fears in role as Trump advisor on regulations
Dec 23 | Los Angeles TimesRead

Ilaria Maselli shares 3 trends that will continue hurting the Eurozone in 2017 (Op Ed)
Dec 23 | Euractiv: Read

Louise Keely: (Op Ed) Why US banks have best shot at cracking potential $950 billion market in Chinese consumer spending right now
Dec 23 | CNBC: Read

Ken Goldstein discusses the U.S. Leading Economic Index 
Dec 22 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Thomas Singer shares 4 reasons we should be excited about sustainability in 2017
Dec 21 | GreenBiz: Read

Steve Odland and Joe Manarik share their ideas on how to fix Washington (Op Ed)
Dec 20 | CNBC: Read

The Conference Board: The 5 Skills That Innovative Leaders Have in Common
Dec 20 | Harvard Business Review: Read

The Conference Board data supports White House findings on economic challenges
Dec 15 | Wall Street Journal: Read

Brian Schaitkin discusses the Fed’s recent move to raise interest 
Dec 15 | Fuji TV: Watch

Thomas Singer: Fast Fashion Has a New Trend
Dec 14 | MarketPlace: Listen

Abdul A. Erubman: India's Demonetization: Good Intentions, Bad Implementation?
Dec 12 | Emerging Market Views: Read

The Conference Board: Corporatism’s long history in America
Dec 10 | EconomistRead

Douglas Chia: (Op-ed) Why More Women Are Not Landing on Boards
Dec 8 | Directors and BoardsRead

Thomas Singer: Asian Companies Are Opening Up About Their Sustainability Practices, Report Finds
Dec 7 | Corporate Counsel: Read


November 2016

Lynn Franco: Consumer Confidence in U.S. Increases to a Nine-Year High
Nov 29 | Bloomberg: Read
Nov 29 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Douglas Chia: Will Donald Trump's rejection of conflict rules set tone for healthcare leaders?
Nov 27 | Vital Signs: Read

Lynn Franco: What will the election mean to holiday sales?
Nov 21 | Marketplace: Listen

Bart van Ark reports the world economy is in a slow growth mode
Nov 21 | KauppalehtiRead

Ken Goldstein discusses the U.S. Leading Economic Index 
Nov 18 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

The Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index Climbs 0.1% in October
Nov 18 | Wall Street Journal: Read
Nov 18 | MarketWatch: Read
Nov 18 | CNBC: Read

Steve Odland: What do big businesses want Trump to focus on?
Nov 18 | CNBC: Watch

Douglas Chia: Can America’s Companies Survive America’s Most Aggressive Investors?
Nov 18 | Atlantic: Read

Bart van Ark: Trump's Policies May Only Have Limited Impact on the Economy
Nov 18 | The Street: Watch

Bart van Ark and Ken Goldstein on the impact of Trump's victory on Mexico
Nov 18 | Notimex: Read
Nov 18 | EXPANSION: Read

Jing Sima: Vietnam economy under no Trump pressure
Nov 18 | Vietnam News Agency: Read

Gad Levanon: The global GDP is forecast to grow at 2.8 percent in 2017
Nov 17 | Xinhau: Read

The Conference Board's Demand Institute reports that credit-card penetration is expected to grow from 16% in 2014 to 44% in 2025 in China
Nov 17 | Economist: Read

Ken Goldstein: How Trump will affect NYC economy, health care, civil rights, more
Nov 14 | amNewYork: Read

Thomas Singer: More Sustainability Disclosure, Slow Reform
Nov 14 | Financial Times Agenda: Read

Bart van Ark on Trump Victory
Nov 9 | Youtube: Watch

Bart van Ark: Trump Victory Could Trigger Brexit-like Market Moves
Nov 7 | Bloomberg: Read

Bart van Ark: All eyes on October's nonfarm payrolls data
Nov 4 | CNBC: Watch

The Conference Board: 5 ways you’re sabotaging your own job hunt
Nov 4 | MarketWatch: Read


October 2016

Brian Schaitkin: Economic conditions in the U.S. slightly increases the odds for a democratic president 
Oct 28 | ReutersRead

Brian Schaitkin: Sorry, but the economy's growth spurt isn't going to last
Oct 28 | CNBCRead

Brian Schaitkin: US economy bounces back with 2.9% growth in Q3 
Oct 28 | Financial Times: Read

Matteo Tonello: The big generational shift that’s taken place among America’s CEOs
Oct 25 | Washington Post: Read

Matteo Tonello: CEOs Are Getting Older, Staying Longer
Oct 24 | Financial Times Agenda: Read 

Brian Schaitkin: (Op-ed) How America's outdated immigration laws hurt the economy
Oct 24 | Christian Science Monitor: Read

Gad Levanon: Why the decline in earnings isn't that bad
Oct 21 | CNBC: Read

Amy Lui Abel: How Internal Coaches Can Help Organizations
Oct 21 | SHRM: Read

The Conference Board's Talent Acquisition Conference explores aligning talent acquisition with business strategy
Oct 20 | SHRM: Read

Ken Goldstein discusses the U.S. Leading Economic Index 
Oct 20 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

The Conference Board's Leading Economic Index Rose in September
Oct 20 | Wall Street JournalRead

Matteo Tonello: Respect for Elder CEOs is Increasing as Economy Mends
Oct 19 | Chief Executive: Read

Steve Odland: The most important question moderator Chris Wallace needs to ask at the debate
Oct 19 | CNBC: Read

The Conference Board reports older CEOs are staying longer
Oct 18 | Wall Street JournalRead

Gad Levanon: It's a Skills Mismatch, Not a Skills Shortage
Oct 17 | Bloomberg BNA: Read

Diane Lim: Despite economic recovery, many Americans still feeling anxious
Oct 17 | Marketplace: Read

Key findings fromThe Conference Board's Talent Acquisition Conference
Oct 13 | SHRM: Read

Douglas Chia: Lobbyists on Boards Could Pose Conflicts
Oct 11 | Financial Times Agenda: Read

Douglas Chia: How can Wells Fargo’s board move forward?
Oct 11 | IR Magazine: Read

Judith McLevey: Bridging the GAAP/Non- GAAP Gap
Oct 11 | The Conference Board Governance Center Blog: Read

The Conference Board: President Obama cites productivity as the way ahead
Oct 8 | The Economist:Read 

Matteo Tonello: Top CEO pay not always result of shareholder return
Oct 7 | Compliance Week: Read

Brian Schaitkin: The Days of Blockbuster Jobs Numbers Are Over, But That's OK
Oct 7 | CNBC: Read

Gad Levanon: Labor Market Shortages Are Not All The Same
Oct 7 | SHRM: Read

The Conference Board reports online want ads slipped in September
Oct 5 | The Sacramento Bee: Read
Oct 5 | Dayton Daily News: Read

The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index gives good hints who'll win the White House
Oct 3 | The Orange County RegisterRead


September 2016

Douglas Chia: Boards Voluntarily Disclose More Audit Info in Proxies
Sept 30 | Financial Times Agenda: Read

The Conference Board: Make No Mistake, Britain is Not a World-Beating Economy
Sept 29 | Financial Times: Read

Lynn Franco: Consumer Confidence Index at its Highest Level Since the Recession
Sept 28 | FiveThirtyEightRead
Sept 27 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
Sept 27 | CNBC: Read

The Conference Board: Health of the U.S. Economy Is a Matter of Debate
Sept 27 | Wall Street Journal: Read

The Conference Board's Leading Economic Index and the U.S. Presidential Elections
Sept 23 | Washington Post: Read

Ken Goldstein discusses the U.S. Leading Economic Index 
Sept 22 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Ataman Ozyildirim: The Conference Board Leading Economic Index decreases in August
Sept 22 | Wall Street Journal: Read

Amy Abel: Should Your Organization Use Internal Coaches?
Sept 19 | SHRM: Read

Thomas Singer on the board’s role in sustainability oversight
Sept 19 | Financial Times Agenda: Read

The Conference Board reports that job satisfaction is at its highest since 2005
Sept 16 | Fortune: Read

Matteo Tonello: Forget Raise, Let's Focus on Other Rewards
Sept 12 | Bloomberg BNA: Read

Matteo Tonello on the SEC asking companies for '21st Century' filings
Sept 9 | Financial Times Agenda: Read

The Conference Board: Employment Trends Index Dips 
Sept 6 | Staffing Industry Analysts: Read
Sept 6 | MarketWatch: Read

Thomas Singer: It's Time for CEO's to Nudge Their Boards on Sustainability
Sept 6 | Financial Times Agenda: Read

Bob Lamm: The Era Of Shareholder Engagement -- The Best Or Worst Of Times?
Sept 6 | Forbes: Read  

The Conference Board: Fall in love with a job you don't even like, in three steps
Sept 5 | CNN: Read

Steve Odland on how big business lost washington
Sept 2 | The Washington Post: Read

The Conference Board: Overall Job Growth Softens
Sept 2 | Boston Globe: Read
Sept 2 | Staffing Industry Analysts: Read

Gad Levanon declares a flat August shows no sign of renewed strength in online advertised vacancies
Sept 1 | Charlotte Business JournalRead


August 2016

The latest from The Conference Board's Help Wanted Online Report
August 31 | Denver Business JournalRead
August 31 | The Sacramento BeeRead

Lynn Franco sees 'Positive News' in the Consumer Confidence Index
August 30 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Joe Minarik: Mylan blames ‘the system’ for EpiPen price hikes…and they’re right
August 29 | CNBCRead

Matteo Tonello: Companies turn to bonuses to stay flexible, attract talent
August 28 | Newsday: Read

Alexander Parkinson: Mylan and EpiPen tax breaks add to price woes
August 28 | Business Insider: Read

Steve Odland: Making Capitalism Sustainable: Three Steps for CEOs
August | Directors and Boards: Read

Thomas Singer: Why Your Firm Should Be Engaging the Board on Sustainability Challenges
August 24 | Evironmental Leader: Read 

The Conference Board: On Behalf Of Carrier, a Word Regarding Trump's Tariff
August 22 | Forbes: Read

The Conference Board's Leading Economic Index points to steady but grinding growth
August 18 | CNBC: Read 
August 18 | MarketWatch: Read 
August 18 | Reuters: Read 
August 18 | Wall Street Journal: Read 

Ken Goldstein discusses the U.S. leading economic index 
August 18 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Matteo Tonello named to Deutsche Telekom's body of experts to investigate the company's corporate culture
August 18 | Compliance Week: Read
August 17 | Deutsche Telekom: Read

Steve Odland's advice on how the next U.S. President can fix heatlh care
August 15 | CNBC: Read

The Conference Board: Is China entering a period of stagnation?
August 15 | Forbes: Read

Ilaria Maselli: U.K.’s Current-Account Deficit Stands to Shrink After Brexit
August 14 | Wall Street Journal: Read

Diane Lim: Family-Friendly Benefits Gaining Momentum
August 14 | Employee Benefit News: Read

The Conference Board: Work Smarter, Vote Wiser, Sleep Better
August 11 | Scientific American: Read

The Conference Board’s US Employment Trends Index rose in July
August 8 | Staffing Industry Analysts: Read
August 8 | Modern Distribution Management: Read

Gad Levanon: Fed’s job-market index has first gain of year in July
August 8 | MarketWatchRead

Gad Levanon: With More Jobs, Workers Finally Getting a Raise
August 5 | MarketPlace: Read

Louise Keely: Move to Cashless Payments Set to Spur Trillions in Consumer Spending
August 4 | MarketPlace: Listen
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The Conference Board: Online help-wanted ads rebound
August 3 | Denver Business Journal: Read
August 3 | Sacramento BeeRead

The Conference Board: 48.3 percent of U.S. workers are satisfied with their jobs
August 3 | Chicago TribuneRead
August 3 | Orlando SentinelRead

Matteo Tonello: Companies Likely to Hold Back on Pay Raises
August 3 | Inc. magazine: Read
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Matteo Tonello: Corporate giving programs can provide a competitive advantage
August 1 | ForbesRead

Matteo Tonello: Board Structure and Your Effectiveness
August 1 | Psychology Today: Read

Brian Schaitkin discusses the U.S. GDP
August 1 | Seeking Alpha: Read

The Conference Board: Don’t Expect Huge Cargo Surge at U.S. East Coast Ports
August 1 | Global Trade: Read