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The Real Economy

The Real Economy: Volume 56

We explore wages, business cycles and decision timing; also, technology spotlight, Middle Market Trend Watch and a forecasting partnership.



The Real Economy

The Real Economy: Volume 54

We explore trade policy impact, agriculture sector risks, agritech’s benefits and how health care systems are using education acquisitions.





The Real Economy

The Real Economy: Volume 51

In this issue, we assess the impact of Brexit via financial variables affecting trade, wealth, the business cycle and corporate profits.


The Real Economy

RSM US Real GDP Index

After a year of above-average growth, a new RSM monthly index projects real gross domestic product return below 2 percent.


The Real Economy

The Real Economy: Volume 50

From trade policy and interest rates to key market indicators, corporate debt and slowing global growth, are economic headwinds growing?



The Real Economy

The Real Economy: Volume 48

Economic narratives for 2019 include continued trade tensions, more interest rate hikes and declining unemployment and wage growth.


The Real Economy

The Real Economy: Volume 47

The benefits of low unemployment may be offset by ongoing wage stagnation and a rising number of low-skilled workers who are left behind.



The Real Economy

The Real Economy: Volume 46

RSM projects holiday spending to be robust in 2018, well above 2017’s final numbers. However, the main catalyst may be somewhat surprising.



The Real Economy

The Real Economy: Volume 45

Developing markets face growing risks that present a clear and present danger to middle market firms. Learn more in The Real Economy.


The Real Economy

The Real Economy: Volume 44

The United States is moving closer to a three-front trade war. We discuss the growing risk to key industries and the middle market economy.


The Real Economy

The Real Economy: Volume 43

In this issue, we examine the case for a US/UK free trade agreement, technology investments, and the impact of tariffs on Canadian lumber.


The Real Economy

The Real Economy: Volume 42

Middle market companies must consider the impact of possible domestic and global policy decisions and cyberthreats on their business plans.


The Real Economy

The Real Economy: Volume 41

Housing demand in the United States remains brisk even as issues with supply and affordability mount, particularly in the West.