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The Real Economy

A monthly publication for middle market business leaders

THE REAL ECONOMY

The US middle market makes up nearly 40 percent of the country’s economy and employs one-third of its workforce, yet this economic growth engine is often overlooked. As the leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services to middle market businesses, RSM wants to change the conversation.

The Real Economy is a monthly publication to help the middle market anticipate and address the unique issues and challenges facing their businesses and the industries in which they operate.  Written by our chief economist, Joe Brusuelas, and including the insights of professionals throughout the firm, The Real Economy is RSM's answer to making sure the unique needs and opportunities of this important segment of our economy are given the attention they deserve.

CURRENT EDITION

The Real Economy: Volume 40

The Real Economy: Volume 40

Concern that market volatility signals an end to the current business cycle may be overblown. Joe Brusuelas, RSM chief economist, explores.

  • April 12, 2018
MOST RECENT EDITIONS

The Real Economy: Volume 39

The Real Economy: Volume 39

Over the past four decades the economic and trade relationship between the U.S. and China has been dramatically transformed.

  • March 08, 2018
The Real Economy: Volume 38

The Real Economy: Volume 38

In this issue, we look at NAFTA and the middle market, with data visualizations of how, where and why the trade policy has had an impact.

  • February 01, 2018
The Real Economy: Volume 37

The Real Economy: Volume 37

Growth in the global economy, sweeping tax reform and important issues for financial institutions. See what is in store for 2018.

  • January 12, 2018
Outlook for 2018 shows economy accelerating

Outlook for 2018 shows economy accelerating

Economic data point to an acceleration of growth driven by solid consumer spending and improvement in outlays on capital expenditures.

  • December 07, 2017
Tax plan details would mean major changes for middle market

Tax plan details would mean major changes for middle market

The plan's controversial treatment of pass-through entities and popular deductions will frame the debate over the next several months.

  • November 09, 2017

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