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 age of big data translates to even bigger risk for businesses of all sizes, but middle market companies are particularly vulnerable.
The Real Economy
We explore trade policy impact, agriculture sector risks, agritech’s benefits and how health care systems are using education acquisitions.
Monthly Market Commentary
Domestic equities fell as United States and China trade rhetoric heightened and investors weighed unexpected U.S. tariffs on Mexico.
Weekly market commentary
What can investors with a long-term time horizon do to protect their portfolios from the next financial storm?
Market volatility has spiked amid U.S.-China trade relations. Could we see some weakness in U.S. supply chains that rely on Chinese imports?
Recent economic indicators and market activity are sending mixed signals. How should investors reconcile this information?