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Economic and market trends for business leaders

Our chief economist and financial advisors highlight what matters most

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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 need for qualified personnel—and the challenge of attracting them

The need for qualified personnel—and the challenge of attracting them

A tight labor market should compel middle market companies to find new and innovative ways to attract and retain talent.

  • September 17, 2019

The Real Economy

The Real Economy: Volume 58

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.


Monthly Market Commentary

Trade rhetoric and Brexit were top of mind in August

Trade rhetoric and Brexit were top of mind in August

Trade rhetoric and Brexit concerns continued to be front of mind for investors amid underwhelming economic data.

  • September 09, 2019

Weekly market commentary

Inverted yield curves: What the headlines miss

Recent investor headlines have focused heavily on the inversion of the U.S. yield curve. What’s the real story for investors?

  • August 26, 2019

2019 mid-year market outlook update: Investors on edge

U.S. economic slowdown occurred as tax policy benefits diminished; slumping exports and lower emerging markets investment contributed, too.

  • July 22, 2019

Federal Reserve holds, signals possible cut(s) at June meeting

At June’s FOMC meeting the Federal Reserve left the target federal funds range unchanged, but signaled possible rate cuts in coming months.

  • June 24, 2019

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