The Real Economy
A monthly publication for middle market business leaders
THE REAL ECONOMY
The US middle market makes up nearly 40 percent of the country’s economy and employs one-third of its workforce, yet this economic growth engine is often overlooked. As the leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services to middle market businesses, RSM wants to change the conversation.
The Real Economy is a monthly publication to help the middle market anticipate and address the unique issues and challenges facing their businesses and the industries in which they operate. Written by our chief economist, Joe Brusuelas, and including the insights of professionals throughout the firm, The Real Economy is RSM's answer to making sure the unique needs and opportunities of this important segment of our economy are given the attention they deserve.
Over the past four decades the economic and trade relationship between the U.S. and China has been dramatically transformed.
MOST RECENT EDITIONS
In this issue, we look at NAFTA and the middle market, with data visualizations of how, where and why the trade policy has had an impact.
Growth in the global economy, sweeping tax reform and important issues for financial institutions. See what is in store for 2018.
Economic data point to an acceleration of growth driven by solid consumer spending and improvement in outlays on capital expenditures.
The plan's controversial treatment of pass-through entities and popular deductions will frame the debate over the next several months.
Can a divided D.C. enact sweeping tax reform? We take a look at what kind of change to expect and when—or if—to expect it.