Consumer Confidence Drops Sharply in June
“The escalation in trade and tariff tensions earlier this month appears to have shaken consumers’ confidence," the Conference Board says.
U.S. Consumer Confidence Slumps in December
The Conference Board's latest survey shows an unexpectedly large dip in confidence last month, reflecting concerns over the pace of economic growth.
Consumer Confidence Shows Surprise Gain
The Conference Board's index rose to its second-highest level of the year despite economists' expectations of a drop.
Leading U.S. Indicators Point to Continued Growth
The Conference Board's index of leading economic indicators rose 0.5% in December, it's largest jump since April 2016.
Consumer Optimism Continues Post-Election Surge
The Conference Board's index rose to 113.7 in December from an upwardly revised 109.4 in November, topping the July 2007 high of 111.9.
Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index Fell 0.2% in May
'Volatility in financial markets and a moderating outlook in labor markets could pose downside risks to growth,' said a CB director.
No ‘Soft Landing’ for China’s Economy, Report Says
The Conference Board says average economic growth of 3.9% annually between 2020 and 2025 will present foreign firms with a huge opportunity.
Health Reform Throws Finance, HR into Same Foxhole
The two-year-old law provides a vehicle for human-resources officers to play an important role in advancing business and finance considerations.