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Conference Board Leading Economic Index Increased Again in April

The Latest Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for April is now available. The index rose 0.7 percent, which follows a 0.4 percent March increase (an upward revision from 0.2 percent). The latest number came in...

9 Behaviors That Drive Innovation

Earlier this year the Conference Board released the results of a survey of CEOs to identify their most critical challenges. The hands-down winner was the challenge of human capital, especially leadership. Second was the challenge of innovation. For every region of the world, innovation was among the top five issues [...]

Latest on Amtrak Crash: Engineer Applied Emergency Brake Seconds Before Derailment

YouTube The National Transportation Safety Board's Robert Sumwalt said today at a press conference that the engineer of the Amtrak train that derailed last night in Philadelphia applied the emergency braking system approximately 3 seconds before the crash. He also said that when the data recorder stopped working, the train was traveling...

IBMA Board Band debuts in Nashville

Yesterday, the annual set of spring IBMA board meetings began. After spending most of the day discussing bylaws, awards, business conferences, and more, the IBMA board of directors held a concert at the Station Inn to benefit the IBMA Youth Council. Throughout the evening, several […]

Hawks-Wizards Conference Semis Headed for Epic Finish with ECF Battle Looming

If the Atlanta Hawks' 106-101 Game 4 victory over the Washington Wizards was any indication, then the Eastern Conference semifinals are set up for epic finishes across the board. As the Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls prep to square...Show More Summary

Bank of America: A Lesson in Poor Corporate Governance

Back in the old days, getting board seat on Fortune 500 Corporation conferred stature. Pecuniary considerations were derivative to the prestige and gravitas. There was probably not one line of demarcation, no single landscape-altering...Show More Summary

That’s not a given

I loved hearing Will Richardson say at the Iowa Association of School Boards conference last November that ‘curriculum is a strategy.’ Because he’s right. Standards are a strategy. Bell schedules are a strategy. Bubble-sheet testing of low-level recall is a strategy. Show More Summary

RD Recap: New Hires at Popular Science; Changes at WSJ

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlLA

The New York Times’ never-ending string of new appointments keeps on truckin’ with Dorothea Herrey jumping on board as senior vice president of NYT Live. She joins from Dow Jones, where she had been heading up the conference business...Show More Summary

Friday Fotos | Free the Flag Edition

Old floor boards = new conference table. Pinebox Daddy, you are amazing. Airing out ye olde flag. Moe’s desk is a land of magic and mystery. Let it go. Have passion, will travel. DinsDay gets a little strange around our office. The new Innovate mural is complete. Show More Summary

Join 25+ events on PR, marketing and mobile

The Mashable Events Board is a great place to find leading conferences in your industry, whether it's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week, we're highlighting five events that can help move your career forward. Show More Summary

Pro-gay advocate to speak at Catholic Women’s League conference Thursday

Michael Way Skinner, a teacher in the York Catholic school board, says he tells students that Church teaching on same-sex 'marriage' can change.

A Surprising Decline in Consumer Confidence

The Latest Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index was released this morning based on data collected through April 17. The headline number of 95.2 was a substantial drop from the revised March final reading of 101.4...

Conference Board: Consumer Confidence Pulled Back Again in April

The Conference Board said that consumer sentiment pulled back again in April. The Consumer Confidence Index has been quite volatileRead the Rest...

Consumer Confidence Slides in April as Hiring Slows

Richard Vogel/AP By PAUL WISEMAN WASHINGTON -- U.S. consumer confidence fell this month to the lowest level in four months, knocked down by a slowdown in hiring. The Conference Board said Wednesday that its consumer confidence index fell to 95.2 in April from 101. Show More Summary

U.S. Consumer Confidence Unexpectedly Hits a Four-Month Low

``The Conference Board's index dropped to 95.2 from a revised 101.4 reading in March, according to data on Tuesday from the New York-based private research group. The gauge was lower than the most pessimistic forecast in a Bloomberg survey.'' -- Reconcile this with the news just out about home prices hitting new highs (it's not too hard, actually!)...

U.S. consumer confidence sinks in April

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. consumer confidence unexpectedly slumped in April, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday. The Conference Board, an industry group, said its index of consumer attitudes fell to 95.2 from an upwardly revised 101.4 in March. Show More Summary

Here comes consumer confidence ... (XLY)

The latest reading of how consumers are feeling about the economy will cross at 10:00 a.m. ET. Economists are expecting the Conference Board's Consumer Confidence index for April to climb to 102.2 from 101.3 in March. Last month, the index crushed expectations, beating the consensus forecast of 96.4. Show More Summary

United boots researcher from flight for security-related tweet

The airline denied boarding to an airline security researcher heading to a computer security conference.        

From deep in the belly of craft beer

MONDAY BEER LINKS, MUSING 04.20.15 During the opening session of the Craft Brewers Conference last week Brewers Assocation board chair Gary Fish said that, at least for the week, Portland, Oregon, was the “epicenter of craft beer.” I can neither confirm nor deny that. I spent my week among the trees, specific trees as a […]

ICC defers decision on USACA status until June

last monthSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The ICC board has decided that any formal decision on suspending the USA's Associate membership status will not be taken until the ICC annual conference this June in Barbados

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