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The Real Economy: Volume 50

Are economic headwinds growing?

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A confluence of factors is conspiring to lay the groundwork for conditions increasingly threatening an end to the current business cycle. In this issue of The Real Economy, we present a number of easy-to-use metrics and data visualizations for middle market businesses to formulate judgments related to economic outlook risks. These include an array of financial, consumer and labor market indicators that, in some cases, can warn of a possible economic downturn.

In addition, we examine how the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation is spilling into the United States, and we provide the latest on our new real gross domestic product index. Download the full report.

IN THIS ISSUE

Is the economy headed for recession?

Is the economy headed for recession?

Are indicators like the flattening yield curve, corporate debt, labor and consumer trends signaling an economic slowdown?

GDPR and beyond: The impact of initial sanctions and new regulations

GDPR and beyond: The impact of initial sanctions and new regulations

Many U.S. companies have taken a wait and see attitude toward the GDPR, but recent enforcement actions confirm the urgency for compliance.

RSM US Real GDP Index

RSM US Real GDP Index

RSM’s monthly measure of gross domestic product indicates that GDP growth has been decelerating since November 2018.

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