A Guide To Conference Board Indicators
  1. Conference Board: Introduction
  2. Conference Board: What Is It?
  3. Conference Board: Composite Index Of Leading Indicators
  4. Conference Board: Composite Index Of Coincident Indicators
  5. Conference Board: Composite Index Of Lagging Indicators
  6. Conference Board: Help-Wanted Advertising Index
  7. Conference Board: CEO Confidence Survey
  8. Conference Board: Consumer Confidence Index
  9. Conference Board: Consumer Internet Barometer
  10. Conference Board: Conclusion

Conference Board: Introduction


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There is one economic- and consumer-research organization that traders rely on to gauge the health of the U.S. economy: the Conference Board (CB), which is, of course, responsible for widely followed benchmarks such as the Index of Leading Indicators (now released for nine countries) and the Consumer Confidence Index, among others.

This tutorial deals with the methodology behind the various Conference Board data sets, as well as their historical results and market relevance. As we devote a chapter to explaining the purpose and construction of each indicator - including charts to illustrate past performance relative to the economy - we give insight into how to interpret these indicators for a trading advantage.
Conference Board: What Is It?

  1. Conference Board: Introduction
  2. Conference Board: What Is It?
  3. Conference Board: Composite Index Of Leading Indicators
  4. Conference Board: Composite Index Of Coincident Indicators
  5. Conference Board: Composite Index Of Lagging Indicators
  6. Conference Board: Help-Wanted Advertising Index
  7. Conference Board: CEO Confidence Survey
  8. Conference Board: Consumer Confidence Index
  9. Conference Board: Consumer Internet Barometer
  10. Conference Board: Conclusion
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