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Recession Outlook – Second Quarter 2019

Recession Outlook – Second Quarter 2019

Our proprietary recession model continues to show a low probability of a recession occurring in 2019. Supporting U.S. economic growth has been the expansion of employment and growth of wages; however, we are concerned that several consumer trends has started to slow. In addition to the slowing consumer trends, the slowing global economy and the international tariffs also weigh on our outlook. Overall, we expect continued moderate economic growth through the remainder of the year.

April Book Recommendations

April Book Recommendations

This month we are focusing on books to read while on vacation, whether you have a beach vacation, road trip or staycation planned- these are easy, light reads to help boost your morale, challenge the way you think and provide a laugh along the way. Follow along and share what you are reading!

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Selecting a vacation policy that takes you further than just the beach.

Recession Outlook – Second Quarter 2019

Our proprietary recession model continues to show a low probability of a recession occurring in 2019. Supporting U.S. economic growth has been the expansion of employment and growth of wages; however, we are concerned that several consumer trends has started to slow. In addition to the slowing consumer trends, the slowing global economy and the international tariffs also weigh on our outlook. Overall, we expect continued moderate economic growth through the remainder of the year.

Employment Trends: A Mixed Bag for Digital Service Firms

Expect continued moderate growth (no recession yet), but also expect payroll costs to outpace productivity gains.

Recession Outlook – First Quarter 2019

The U.S. is unlikely to see an economic correction in the coming year. Read on to learn why.

Is another recession on the way or are the headlines overblown?

Should we be preparing for another economic storm? In brief: Main recession indicators are moving towards the possibility of a downturn. Positive data points could be weaker than they appear. Continue to invest but keep a short leash on your more speculative projects....

Digital Services Outlook Update – Second Half 2019

Digital service firm owners’ expectations for hiring increased, while revenue expectations remain relatively unchanged

April Book Recommendations

This month we are focusing on books to read while on vacation, whether you have a beach vacation, road trip or staycation planned- these are easy, light reads to help boost your morale, challenge the way you think and provide a laugh along the way. Follow along and share what you are reading!