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
A tight labor market should compel middle market companies to find new and innovative ways to attract and retain talent.
The Real Economy
Get data-driven economic insights and sector outlooks provided by RSM senior analysts on a variety of middle market industries.
Monthly Market Commentary
Equities values broadly outperformed growth during the month of December, led by technology, energy, utilities and healthcare.
Weekly market commentary
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?
It is important for investors to focus on long-term strategic asset allocation in the face of short-term economic headwinds.
Recent investor headlines have focused heavily on the inversion of the U.S. yield curve. What’s the real story for investors?