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The Real Economy

The Real Economy: Volume 59

We explore the uncertainty tax drag on the economy, Canadian election aftermath and how retailers can address shifting consumer confidence.


The Real Economy

The Real Economy: Volume 58

In this issue, we examine the auto industry’s challenges, middle market business sentiment, media sector retransmission fees and tariffs.


The Real Economy

RSM US Real GDP Index

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


The Real Economy

The Real Economy: Volume 57

We examine the relationship between economic slowdown and manufacturing contraction and offer a new RSM Manufacturing Outlook Index.


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

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.