Economic and market trends for business leaders
Our chief economist and financial advisors highlight what matters most
As a business owner or executive, you need to understand what is happening in the economy and how it may affect your business growth strategy or succession planning. We help the middle market understand, anticipate and address the challenges of today’s economy through fresh perspectives from our chief economist and other business leaders. Our newest research, The Middle Market Business Index, offers a quarterly view into the trends and concerns important to your fellow middle market business leaders.
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Middle Market Business Index
The MMBI is a leading indicator for business conditions in the middle market and the real economy.
The Real Economy
Read the third global edition of RSM's The Real Economy, our monthly publication that provides economic insights for the middle market.
Monthly Market Commentary
Domestic and global markets were increasingly volatile in October with uncertainty related to the U.S. presidential election.
Weekly market commentary
Investors will likely observe one of the more important forward-looking weeks for asset pricing this year. Learn more here.
Look for a quiet week in the markets sensitive to policy announcements and personnel appointments from the incoming U.S. administration.
Investors and middle market firm managers eye evolving market sentiment and policy direction following the presidential election.