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
Report explores corporate social responsibility, diversity and inclusion in the middle market and the value of formalized planning.
The Real Economy
We explore the risks of delayed trade agreements, feature biotech in our Industry Spotlight and introduce The Real Economy Blog.
Monthly Market Commentary
U.S. equities advanced as Federal Reserve Chairman, Jerome Powell, affirmed the central bank’s decision to halt rate increases.
Weekly market commentary
The market rebound continued through March, but relied on the ability of central banks to contain risks of slowing global growth.
We recently celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the S&P 500 ascending from its low in March 2009. What does this mean for investors?
When allocating capital to managers within your investment portfolio, the question is not what to do if your manager underperforms but when.