TCB in the News

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


May 2016

The Conference Board: Global productivity numbers are in
May 26 | Market Place LA: Read
May 26 | The WeekRead

Ataman Ozyildirim: The Shifting World of Cash Management
May 25 | iTreasurer: Read

Amy Abel: CEOs Concerned About Talent
May 23 | Bloomberg BNA: Read

U.S. leading economic index points to moderate growth
May 22 | Read
May 20 |  Commercial Property Executive: Read

Bart van Ark explains how the Fed could raise rates twice in 2016
May 19 | CNBC: Watch

Ken Goldstein discusses the U.S. leading economic index
May 19 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

U.S. leading economic index points to moderate growth
May 19 | Modern Distribution ManagementRead
May 19 | Staffing Industry AnalystsRead

Talent Leaders Need to Take a Closer Look at Looming Labor Shortages
May 19 | ATD: Read

Culture Change Doesn't Happen Overnight
May 17 | Fortune magazine: Read

Consumer survey said jobs were plentiful in April
May 16 | MarketwatchRead

Ataman Ozyildirim: Why Are Companies Holding So Much Cash?
May 16 | Global Trade: Read

Gad Levanon: U.S. Job Gains Fall to Lowest Level in 7 Months
May 13 | CFO Magazine: Read

Abdul Azeez-Erumban: China surpasses U.S. as biggest overseas investor
May 12 | The Times of India: Read 

Gad Levanon: Recession May Loom for Next U.S. President No Matter Who That Is
May 11 | Bloomberg: Read

Steve Odland on the blocked Staples-Office Depot merger
May 11 | CNBC: Watch

Gad Levanon: Two more signs U.S. jobs market is slowing
May 9 | Marketwatch: Read

Gad Levanon: Employment Trends Index Increased in April
May 9 | Modern Distribution ManagementRead


April 2016

Rebecca Ray: The top error firms make in a downturn
April 28 | The Business Times: Read

Lynn Franco: Consumer confidence index is lower in April
April 28 | Talk, Business & Politics: Read
April 27 | Modern Distribution Management: Read
April 26 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
April 26 | ConsumerAffairs: Read
April 26 | Business Insider: Read
April 26 | Home Financing News: Read
April 26 | Dow Jones Newswire: Read

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence is lower in April
April 26 | The Salt Lake Tribune: Read
April 25 | The Boston Globe: Read

The Conference Board HWOL: State addresses dearth of IT workers
April 22 | Grand Rapids Business Journal: Read

Anke Schrader: Internet mogul pledges $2 billion donation to charity
April 22 | AFP: Read
April 21 | The Strait Times: Read

Ataman Ozyildirim: Index forecasts slow growth ahead in U.S.
April 21 | The Business TimesRead

Ataman Ozyildirim: Leading Indicators Tick higher in March
April 21 | CNBC: Read

Rebecca Ray: Focus on Employee Development to Drive Innovation
April 21 | Modern Distribution ManagementRead

Ken Goldstein: The U.S. Leading Economic Index increases
April 21 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

U.S. professions that face biggest risk of labor shortage
April 20 | Kansas City Business Journal: Read
April 19 | The Seattle Times: Read

Gad Levanon: Labor shortages predicted for the U.S. economy
April 19 | Marketplace: Read

Gad Levanon: Arizona has the second loosest labor market in the country
April 19 | KJZZ Phoenix: Listen

Gad Levanon: The U.S. faces big labor shortage
April 19 | Financial Times: Read

Gad Levanon: The looming job crunch
April 19 | CBS MoneyWatch: Read

The U.S. Occupations at Greatest Risk of a Labor Shortage
April 19 | Wall Street Journal: Read

Matteo Tonello: Senators Block Vote on SEC Nominees
April 18 | Financial Times Agenda: Read

Rebecca Ray: Redeploy Laid-Off Staff to Play Different Roles
April 15 | Malaysian Reserve: Read

Douglas Chia: Companies Do Better When Corporate Board Members Aren't Overcommitted
April 14 | Wall Street JournalRead

Gad Levanon: The US faces a perfect economic storm
April 12 | CNBC: Read

Steve Odland: Broken tax code & legalities
April 11 | CNBC: Watch

Millenials' tales of home-buying woes confirmed in studies
April 10 | Press Democrat: Read

Steve Odland on how we tackle inequality
April 7 | CNBCRead

Gad Levanon predicts slower employment growth
April 5 | Seeking AlphaRead

Steve Odland: Treasury & government's war on inversions
April 5 | CNBC: Watch

Steve Odland: CEO compensation conundrum
April 5 | CNBC: Watch

Valeant Is a Reminder of the Peril of Outsize Executive Pay
April 4 | New York TimesRead

Gad Levanon: Employment Trends Index Declined in March
April 4 | Modern Distribution Management: Read

Lynn Franco on how consumers mostly see the economic situation as static
April 1 | Houston AgentRead

Lynn Franco: Worried consumers don't mean a recession is coming
April 1 | CNBC: Read


March 2016

Abdul Azeez-Erumban: Chinese Companies to Increase Foreign Firm Acquisitions
Mar 31 |Voice of America News: Read

Online help-wanted ads up over last year
Mar 30 |Sacramento Bee: Read

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index rose in March
Mar 29 | CNBCRead
Mar 29 | USA TodayRead
Mar 29 | Bloomberg: Listen
Mar 29 | BloombergRead
Mar 29 | MarketwatchRead
Mar 29 | ConsumerAffairs: Read

Spending, Confidence Sag in 2016 Despite Income Gains
Mar 28 | U.S. News: Read

Bart van Ark on the global economy
Mar 24 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Steve Odland: Yahoo's board battle
Mar 24 | CNBC: Watch

Steve Odland: Do we need a CEO in the White House?
Mar 24 | CNBC: Watch

Steve Odland: Judge criticizes FTC in SPLS/ODP merger
Mar 24 | CNBC: Watch

Driving revenue growth through sustainable products
Mar 24 | SustainAbilityRead

Douglas Chia: Big Investors Question Corporate Board Tenures
Mar 23 | Wall Street Journal: Read

Rebecca Ray: Invest in Employee Development to Keep Top Talent
Mar 22 | Modern Distribution Management: Read

Matteo Tonello: Boards Faulted For Silence On CEO Successions
Mar 21 | Financial Times Agenda: Read

Bart van Ark: Has the Fed left its dual mandate?
Mar 21 | CNBC: Watch

Matteo Tonello shares the secret to succession planning
Mar 21 | Forbes: Read

The Conference Board Total Economy Database
Mar 19 | The Economist: Read

Matteo Tonello on female board representation
Mar 17 | Financial Times Agenda: Read

Ken Goldstein discusses the Leading Economic Index and sees steady solid growth
Mar 17 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index rose in February
Mar 17 | CNBC: Read/Watch
Mar 17 | Wall Street Journal: Read
Mar 17 | Bloomberg: Read
Mar 17 | Marketwatch: Read

How Americans’ Perceptions of the Economy Have Changed in Just Three Months
Mar 16 | Wall Street Journal: Read

Steve Odland: CEO pay vs. share price
Mar 15 | CNBC: Watch

Gad Levanon on the coming war for talent
Mar 15 | Read

Louise Keely: Millenials start to form households again
Mar 11 | KJZZ Phoenix: Listen

Matteo Tonello: Boards Defeat Investor Demands for Access, Info
Mar 11 | Financial Times Agenda: Read

Steve Odland on the U.S. Presidential Race
Mar 10 | CNBC: Watch

The Conference Board: BY THE NUMBERS: The trait that's costing women at work
Mar 9 | Biz WomenRead

Doug Chia: Activist Investors Overlook Women for Board Seats
Mar 8 | BloombergRead

Gad Levanon: U.S. temp jobs increased 3.04% year over year
Mar 4 | Staffing Industry Analysts: Read

The Conference Board: February Jobs report
Mar 4 | News Room America: Read

Matteo Tonello on CEO and Executive Compensation practices
Mar 2 | Pro-Publica: Read

Lynn Franco: Are the current presidential candidates hurting the economy?
Mar 1 | CNN print: Read


February 2016

Bart van Ark: Consumer confidence and business confidence are out of sync.
Feb 24 | Market Place NY: Listen

Existing-Home Sales Unexpectedly Rise
Feb 23 | New York Times: Read

Lynn Franco discusses the decline in U.S. Consumer Confidence for February
Feb 23 | Wall Street Journal: Read
Feb 23 | Business Insider: Read
Feb 23 | KJZZ Phoenix: Listen

Bart Van Ark discusses the possibility of a recession
Feb 23 | CNBC: Read

The Leading Economic Index declined 0.2 percent in January.
Feb 18 | CNBC: Read

Ken Goldstein: The U.S. Leading Economic Index declines for 2 straight months.
Feb 18 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Jen McClure and Alex Parkinson on the Society for New Communications Research joining The Conference Board.
Feb 10 | FIR: Listen

The Society for New Communications Research merges with The Conference Board.
Feb 10 | Forbes: Read

Gad Levanon on the latest decisions from Fed Chair- Janet Yellen
Feb 9 | Marketplace Radio: Listen

Gad Levanon: Job growth below expectations, but not disappointing.
Feb 5 | Reuters: Watch


January 2016

Nick Sutcliffe: Treat compliance not as cost, but investment.
Jan 31 | Business Standard: Read

Matteo Tonello: Political disclosure to be investor 'Issue of the Year'
Jan 29 | Financial Times Agenda: Read

Lynn Franco on consumer confidence and direction of U.S. economy.
Jan 26 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Ataman Ozyildirim: The Leading Economic Index is an objective and reliable tool for forecasting the economy.
Jan 25 | Washington Post: Read

Ataman Ozyildirim on housing and the U.S. economy.
Jan 25 | DS News: Read

The Conference Board’s new China GDP figures suggest 'Hard Landing' happened already.
Jan 25 | Bloomberg: Read

Matteo Tonello and Nick Sutcliffe on gender diversity in Indian corporate boards.
Jan 23 | The Times of India: Read

Ken Goldstein: The U.S. Leading Economic Index declines slightly.
Jan 22 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Matteo Tonello on the release of the new Handbook for Indian board members.
Jan 20 | The Hindu: Read

Louise Keely discusses China's GDP and examines slowing economic growth.
Jan 19 | Bloomberg TV: Watch

Bart van Ark discusses the CEO Challenge report.
Jan 15 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

CEOs worldwide fretting about HR issues.  Rebecca Ray discusses five HR trends.
Jan 15 | Bloomberg: Read

Andrew Polk discusses the Chinese currency outlook, and the GDP for China in 2016.
Jan 11 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Matteo Tonello examines the rise of activist hedgefunds.
Jan 7 | Harvard Law School: Read 

Matteo Tonello: Top shareholder engagement tips for 2016.
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