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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

15 Apr. 2019 »
Global Productivity Growth Remains Weak, Extending Slowing Trend

Lasting Productivity Improvements Not Yet Visible in Macroeconomic Data

15 Apr. 2019 »
U.S. & Japanese Business Leaders Convene to Discuss Raising Productivity Growth

The Conference Board and The Japan Productivity Center have joined forces to address slowing productivity, which has been plaguing both economies.

05 Apr. 2019 »
Solid job growth at present, but more evidence of a slowdown in the coming months

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report Gad Levanon, Chief Economist, North America, The Conference Board

04 Apr. 2019 »
CEO Confidence Increased Slightly in Q1

Hiring Expected to Increase, but Finding Qualified Workers Remains a Challenge

26 Mar. 2019 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Declined in March

Index Declined Seven Points; Outlook Remains Positive, But Confidence Trend Softening

26 Feb. 2019 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Rebounded in February

Consumers Expect Economy to Continue Expanding

29 Jan. 2019 »
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Decreased in January

Decline Driven by Government Shutdown; Significant Slowdown Unlikely in Coming Months

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).


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. 0.2%
  • 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

    Why Slower Growth Does Not Need to End in a Downturn

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