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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: Industry Outlook

The Real Economy: Industry Outlook

Get data-driven economic insights and sector outlooks provided by RSM senior analysts on a variety of middle market industries.

  • January 21, 2020

Monthly Market Commentary

U.S. equities close out the year on a positive note

U.S. equities close out the year on a positive note

Equities values broadly outperformed growth during the month of December, led by technology, energy, utilities and healthcare.

  • January 13, 2020

Weekly market commentary

2020 outlook: What could possibly go wrong?

Investors are now asking what, if anything, will derail markets from moving higher. Will a reversal in 2020 mean we’re back to the races?

  • January 21, 2020

Recession risk and strategic asset allocation

It is important for investors to focus on long-term strategic asset allocation in the face of short-term economic headwinds.

  • October 28, 2019

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

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