As a response to growing labor unrest, in 1916, major corporations decided to create the National Industrial Conference Board to undertake investigations of their own to show how much families needed to live, labor conditions, and the like, from a pro-business perspective. The Wilson administration valued this effort and used it during World War I […]
The latest Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index was released this morning based on data collected through June 16. The headline number of 98.0, was an increase from the May final reading of 92.4, which is a downward revision from 92.6. Today's number was above the Investing.comforecast of 93.3.
The Conference Board said that consumer sentiment rebounded in June after falling to a six-month low in May. The Consumer Confidence Index rose from 92.4 in May to 98.0 in...
Millennials are taking over the US. Or at least the US economy. Based on the Conference Board's consumer confidence index, the folks at Bespoke Investment Group highlighted that the economic confidence of people under the age of 35 is...Show More Summary
The Conference Board's consumer confidence index improved to 98 in June, much better than expected, and the highest level this year. Economists had forecast that the consumer confidence index rose to 93.5 from a downward-revised print...Show More Summary
Advanced level oncology pharmacists seeking quality educational opportunities to meet their Board Certified Oncology Pharmacy (BCOP) recertification requirements will find the highly rated Conference Programming Specialty Sessions Repeat a great option.
Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the International Conference on Structural Reforms in Advanced Economies, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin,17 June 2016 Introduction Many people would like central bankers to remain quiet about the need for structural reforms. Show More Summary
The Latest Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for May decreased 0.2 percent to 123.7 from April's unrevised 123.9 and small upward revisions were made to January (123.0 to 123.1) and March (123.1 to 123.2). The latest indicator value came in below the 0.1 percent forecast by Investing.com.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It was a very untypical exchange during what’s usually a routine conference call. Tuesday morning, the University of Alabama board of trustees’ compensation committee approved raises for nearly all of the returning...Show More Summary
Last week the IBF’s Executive Officers and Board of Directors conferred to discuss the organization’s stance on AIBA’s and the IOC’s decision to allow professional boxers to compete in the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. Show More Summary
FOUR times a year the meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee, the Federal Reserve board that sets monetary policy, concludes with a special flourish: a press conference, and the publication of the members’ economic projections...
Chavagnes International College, a Catholic boarding school for boys located in Chavagnes-en-Paillers in western France (near Nantes), will host a conference entitled “The Virgin Mary in Liturgy, Literature and Life,” from August 1-5, commemmorating the 300th anniversary of the death of St Louis Grignot de Montfort. Show More Summary
Earlier this week at its annual Worldwide Developer’s Conference, Apple unveiled a plethora of significant new updates to watchOS, tvOS, iOS and macOS, delivering new features across the board. In our latest multipart Inside the betas...Show More Summary
Photo credit: hazel & pine Last month, I kissed my little girls goodbye and boarded a plane to sunny San Diego to spend four days away at a conference. I won't lie. The time away was hard. I missed their little hands and voices. I missed being with them. Show More Summary
Ubisoft’s E3 conference is only a few hours away, but that’s more than enough time for a few good ol’ fashioned leaks to come in. According to the PEGI ratings board, Ubisoft has had a title called Grow Up rated for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Interestingly, the listed release date is today: June 13. Read more...
In Southeastern Conference football, the head coaches are rock stars. So while everybody cares most about what happens on the field, there's a bit of a "battle of the bands" atmosphere on message boards and comments sections across the...Show More Summary
I’ve written a lot lately about Airbnb’s battle with San Francisco lawmakers. That battle culminated on Tuesday with a 10-0 vote by the Board of Supervisors to require all Airbnb (and other housesharing) hosts to register with the city, or remove their properties from the Internet. Show More Summary
The Honourable William Vancise, the former Chair of the Copyright Board of Canada, recently delivered a combative (and entertaining) speech at an ALAI conference in which he took the critics of the board head on. Although the conference...Show More Summary
The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans is set to host the 105th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), the largest
Finally. After all those years. After all those General Conferences. After all those many attempts. On May 19, on its second Thursday afternoon, General Conference 2016 of The United Methodist Church voted to withdraw its boards and agencies — namely, the General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) and the United Methodist Women (UMW) — […]