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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The Real Economy
Monthly Market Commentary
Strong economic data and comments from the Federal Reserve perceived as dovish drove Treasury rates lower in November.
Weekly market commentary
Investors are increasingly concerned that the U.S.-China trade impasse could escalate into a broader trade war and affect global growth.
At the close of Q3 2018, the S&P 500 index continued to show dominance over international equity peers. Will this trend continue?
Given anxiety surrounding the markets’ recent pullback, how should investors respond? It’s all about perspective and your long-term plan.