WASHINGTON -- The economies of all U.S. regions strengthened in the early months of this year, including New England and' the West Coast, which have been among the weakest, the Conference Board reported yesterday.

The New York-based board said its most recent regional performance index turned upward for all areas, of the nation in April on a year-over-year basis.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.