September 2019 Middle Market Monitor
In August, economic indicators paired with a volatile public market depicted a slowdown in growth in the U.S. economy. For the most part, the economic indicators remained relatively flat, which could suggest the historic growth levels are moderating. However, unemployment and consumer confidence continue to remain at favorable levels. At the same time, the public markets struggled amid uncertainty regarding US-China trade negotiations and geopolitical tensions, which contributed to increased volatility and a decline in the S&P500 of almost 1%, as of August 31. Download the September Report.