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Pop-Up Urbanism At The United Nations

The three UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board Members during the impromptu event. Nearly 30 minutes into the scheduled side event on climate change in cities at the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III),...Show More Summary

Conference Board Leading Economic Index Increased in September

The Latest Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for September increased 0.2 percent to 124.4 from August's 124.1. The latest indicator value came in at the month-over-month percent forecast by

Big 12 says 10 is enough

The Big 12 Conference has decided against expanding beyond its current lineup of 10 schools, officials announced on Monday afternoon. The conference’s board of directors reached the decision after an hours-long meeting in Texas. “Right now, it’s best for us to stay where we are, to keep our options...

Big 12 reportedly vetoes conference expansion, UCF to stay in AAC

The Big 12 has stood at the edge of conference expansion for months, but league officials reportedly have decided not to add any new members. The league’s board of directors met Monday for more than five hours to consider candidates that included UCF and USF, but none of them could garner the minimum...

University of Michigan: Political Uncertainty Pushed Confidence Lower in October

The two measures of consumer confidence have diverged recently. The Conference Board’s survey jumped strongly in September, rising to its highest level in nearly eight years. Meanwhile, the competing survey...

Service Unites: A Post-Election Strategy

Just a week before the first presidential debate, Points of Light gathered a group together for our own version of an "ideas-that-matter conference" in Kennebunkport, Maine. Members of our Advisory Board, the Board of Directors and a...Show More Summary

Clinton B. Forbes Elected to the COMTO Board of DirectorsPalm Tran

Clinton B. Forbes, Palm Tran executive director, has been elected to the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) 2016-2018 Board of Directors by its membership as Member-at-Large.

Female sports pioneers carry message to Vatican conference

2 weeks agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

One in four IOC members are women, but only three are on the 14-member IOC executive board.

NJ: Hoboken Train Crash: Engineer Claims he Was Going at Speed Limit, NTSB Says

The engineer of the NJ Transit train that crashed in Hoboken, New Jersey, on Thursday told investigators he has no memory of the impact, the National Transportation Safety Board said during a news conference on Sunday.

Google's Decision To Sponsor Visa Of Anti-Gay Kenyan Activist Creates Internal Conflict

The company invited the head of the Kenyan film classification board to attend Friday's conference despite his vocal opposition to LGBTQ rights. [ more › ]

NTSB Sending Go Team To Scene Of NJ Transit Crash in Hoboken; 1 dead, More Than 75 Injured

The National Transportation Safety Board's Vice Chair, Bella Dinh-Zarr, said at a press conference this morning that the NTSB has launched its accident investigation Go Team to investigate the rush hour crash today of a NJ Transit commuter train at the Hoboken station. According to witnesses, the train entered the [...]

Consumer Confidence Highest Since Recession

The latest Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index was released this morning based on data collected through September 15. The headline number of 104.1 was an increase from the final reading of 101.8 for August...

Conference Board: Consumer Confidence Jumped Strongly in September to a 9-Year High

The Conference Board said that consumer sentiment jumped strongly in September. The Consumer Confidence Index rose from 101.8 in August to 104.1 in September, its highest level since August 2007....

Richmond Fed Disappoints: Employee Head Count Crashes To 7-Year Lows

It would appear the people who The Conference Board were asking about their 'confidence' were not from the Richmond fed region. A 3rd massive contraction in the last 4 months was not the worst of it as the "number of employees" subindex...Show More Summary

Consumer Confidence Is The Highest In 9 Years (& The Lowest Since 2015)

Just days after Bloomberg's Consumer Comfort index plunged to its lowest since 2015, The Conference Board reports a spike in Consumer Confidence to 104.1 - the highest since Sept 2007 (right before the market topped out). You decide... Consumers' assessment of current conditions improved in September. Show More Summary

Consumer confidence jumps to highest level since 2007

The Conference Board says its consumer confidence index rose to 104.1 in September.        

Consumer confidence surges to post-recession high

Consumer confidence just surged to its highest level since the recession. The latest reading on consumer confidence from the Conference Board came in a 104.1 for September, up from the prior month's 101.8. The index touched 105.6 inShow More Summary

Leading Economic Index and the Stock Market [PREMIUM]

The Conference Board “publishes leading, coincident, and lagging indexes designed to signal peaks and troughs in the business cycle for major economies around the world,” including the widely cited Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. Does the LEI predict stock market behavior? Using the as-released monthly change in LEI from archived Conference Board More

Conference Board Leading Economic Index Declined in August, Disappoints Expectations

The Latest Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for August decreased 0.2 percent to 124.1 from July's 124.3 and a downward revision was made to June's number. The latest indicator value came in below the 0.1 month...

Cannabis in Washington State to Be Randomly Tested For Pesticides

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Kelly O In a conference call with reporters this afternoon, the Washington State Liquor and Control Board announced some serious action on pesticides for pot that's been a seriously long time coming. Rick Garza,...Show More Summary

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