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Nov 21, 2017, 09:30 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area increased 0.9 percent in October 2017 to 115.8 (2010=100). The Conference...


Nov 21, 2017, 09:00 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for India Declined

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India decreased 1.2 percent in October 2017 to 106.7 (2010=100). The Conference Board Coincident...


Nov 20, 2017, 10:00 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in October

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 1.2 percent in October to 130.4 (2010 = 100), following a 0.1 percent...


Nov 17, 2017, 10:30 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia Increased

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia increased 0.2 percent in September 2017 to 110.0 (2010=100). The Conference...


Nov 17, 2017, 09:30 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for France Increased

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for France increased 0.7 percent in September 2017 to 114.4 (2010=100). The Conference Board...


Nov 16, 2017, 10:00 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, Together with Fundação Getulio Vargas (TCB/FGV Brazil LEI), Increased

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, together with Fundação Getulio Vargas (TCB/FGV Brazil LEI), increased 0.6 percent in...


Nov 15, 2017, 09:30 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.K. Declined

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.K. decreased 0.2 percent in September 2017 to 112.0 (2010=100). The Conference Board...


Nov 14, 2017, 11:00 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Mexico Increased

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Mexico increased 0.3 percent in September 2017 to 104.0 (2010=100). The Conference Board...


Nov 13, 2017, 12:00 ET Global Economy's Momentum to Continue in 2018

After exceeding expectations in 2017, the global economy is projected to carry forward its current momentum to generate a 3 percent growth rate...


Nov 13, 2017, 09:30 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Spain Increased

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Spain increased 0.1 percent in September 2017 to 107.0 (2010=100). The Conference Board...


Nov 09, 2017, 10:30 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for South Korea Increased

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for South Korea increased 0.6 percent in September 2017 to 113.7 (2010=100). The Conference...


Nov 09, 2017, 10:00 ET Consumers Plan to Spend About the Same as Last Year on Holiday Gifts

U.S. households plan to spend an average of $560 on gifts this holiday season, about the same as last year, The Conference Board reports today....


Nov 09, 2017, 09:30 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Germany Increased

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Germany increased 0.5 percent to 109.8 in September 2017 (2010=100). The Conference Board...


Nov 08, 2017, 10:30 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Japan Declined

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Japan decreased 0.1 percent in September 2017 to 103.9 (2010=100). The Conference Board...


Nov 06, 2017, 10:00 ET The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased Sharply in October

The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) increased sharply in October, after declining in September and August. The index now stands at...


Nov 03, 2017, 10:57 ET Labor markets getting even tighter despite slowing employment growth

The impact of the Hurricanes in August and September, and the bounce back in October, makes it difficult to gauge current employment trends, but it...


Nov 01, 2017, 10:00 ET Online Job Ads Increased 81,500 in October

Online advertised vacancies increased 81,500 to 4,563,800 in October, according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine® (HWOL) Data Series,...


Oct 31, 2017, 10:00 ET The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Improved in October

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index®, which had improved marginally in September (an upward revision), increased again in October. The...


Oct 30, 2017, 09:30 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area increased 0.7 percent in September 2017 to 114.8 (2010=100). The...


Oct 27, 2017, 09:32 ET Business investment and trade lights a path to another quarter of 3 percent growth

The US Bureau of Economic Analysis today reported 3.0 percent annualized growth in real Gross Domestic Product for the third quarter of 2017, the...


Oct 26, 2017, 09:00 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for India Increased

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India increased 1.5 percent in September 2017 to 107.1 (2010=100). The Conference Board...


Oct 24, 2017, 12:00 ET Companies Strengthen Social Investment Strategies, Reinforce Commitments to Stakeholders Despite Continued Global Uncertainties

In the largest, most robust, industry-leading and internationally-recognized research of corporate social engagement, CECP: The CEO Force for Good,...


Oct 23, 2017, 10:30 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia Increased

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia increased 0.1 percent in August 2017 to 109.7 (2010=100). The Conference Board...


Oct 20, 2017, 09:30 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for France Increased

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for France increased 0.5 percent in August 2017 to 113.6 (2010=100). The Conference Board...


Oct 19, 2017, 10:00 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Declined in September

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. declined 0.2 percent in September to 128.6 (2010 = 100), following a 0.4...