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17 Jun. 2021 »
Report: Wage Gaps between Black and White Workers Continue to Widen—across Industry, Demography, and Education Levels

A new report from The Conference Board finds that wage gaps have widened between Black and White workers, even those of otherwise comparable backgrounds and qualifications.

04 Jun. 2021 »
Tepid Job Gains Highlight Hiring Difficulties

Commentary on today’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report By Frank Steemers, Senior Economist, The Conference Board

27 May. 2021 »
Survey: As US Consumers Return to More Typical Spending Patterns, Interest in Investing Emerges as a Lasting Pandemic Legacy

New US Consumer Dynamics Report Provides Quarterly Snapshot of Consumer Concerns, Spending Priorities and Financial Health

25 May. 2021 »
Consumer Confidence Holds Steady In May

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® held steady in May, following a gain in April. The Index now stands at 117.2 (1985=100), down marginally from 117.5 in April.

25 May. 2021 »
To Help Sustain Capitalism, Report Details How Business Leaders Can Address Workplace & Societal Inequities

Climate change, racial injustice, workplace inequality, lack of equal economic opportunity, and unequal access to capital are among the growing threats to the success of capitalism, which in turn threatens the prosperity of both business and society.

19 May. 2021 »
CEO Confidence Hits All-Time High in Q2

The Conference Board Measure of CEO Confidence™ in collaboration with The Business Council improved further in the second quarter of 2021, following a sharp increase in Q1. The measure now stands at 82, up from 73.

18 May. 2021 »
An Update to The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Survey®

Going forward, The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Survey® will reflect survey data using an online sample.

07 May. 2021 »
Jobs Disappoint in April

Commentary on today’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report by Gad Levanon, Vice President, Labor Markets, The Conference Board

27 Apr. 2021 »
US Consumer Confidence Up Sharply Again in April

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index® rose sharply again in April, following a substantial gain in March. The Index now stands at 121.7 (1985=100), up from 109.0 in March.

26 Apr. 2021 »
Survey: Despite Pandemic, Job Satisfaction Remains High

In the face of the pandemic, an economic crisis, mass layoffs, and high unemployment, the percent of employees reporting overall satisfaction with their jobs remained high in 2020, according to a new survey from The Conference Board.


Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 1.0%
  • Brazil 0.9%
  • China 1.2%
  • Euro Area 0.8%
  • France 0.0%
  • Germany 0.4%
  • Global 0.9%
  • India 0.1%
  • Japan 1.1%
  • Korea 0.1%
  • Mexico 0.6%
  • Spain 0.7%
  • U.K. 0.3%
  • U.S. 1.3%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
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  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • Employment Growth Continues, But at Slower Pace

    Total nonfarm payrolls employment increased by 661,000 in September.

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