May 2019 Middle Market Monitor
Economic indicators released in May were positive as the economy continues to demonstrate modest, but persistent growth. Labor markets remain supportive, with solid monthly job gains and a multi-decade low unemployment rate. While U.S. public equity markets experienced increased volatility in May, the S&P 500 remains near all-time highs – and M&A activity remains robust. As, markets continue to seek resolution on US-China trade negotiations, a fresh trade deal with Mexico, new Chinese stimulus measures and a patient federal reserve continue to provide a positive outlook for the U.S. economy. Download the May report.