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Financial health care trends

Financial health care trends

We examine the latest financial trends in health care and discuss what's ahead for middle market business leaders.
M&A health care trends

M&A health care trends

The 2022 health care private equity market is cooling off. Reduced asset supply, rising interest rates and financial uncertainty are some of the reasons why.
Tax-exempt status in health care

Tax-exempt status in health care

Tax-exempt health care organizations must take care to maintain status. Organizations can highlight work within communities to help validate their standing.
Supply chain disruptions, rising inflation and the middle market

Supply chain disruptions, rising inflation and the middle market

American middle market businesses are girding for the continued challenges of supply chain disruptions, rising inflation and worker shortages.
Chart of the day: U.S. existing home sales fall again as rates rise

Chart of the day: U.S. existing home sales fall again as rates rise

Sales of existing homes fell for the third straight month as the housing market continued to cool off amid steep mortgage-rate increases.
The U.S. may see another supply whipsaw amid transport logjams

The U.S. may see another supply whipsaw amid transport logjams

The months-long lockdown in Shanghai, China’s most populous city and home to the world’s largest container port, is causing a pile-up of ships at anchor off the…
Chart of the day: Industrial production hits record

Chart of the day: Industrial production hits record

The Federal Reserve's index for industrial production volume rose by 0.8%, the fourth consecutive month of strong expansion.
U.S. retail sales: A solid month of growth

U.S. retail sales: A solid month of growth

Retail sales in the United States rose by 0.9% in April from a month earlier, the U.S. Census Bureau reported on Tuesday.
Board considerations on the future of work and the path forward

Board considerations on the future of work and the path forward

As we transition from a pandemic to an endemic environment, boards of directors are considering their companies’ priorities—and workforce issues are making a lot of short lists.
Disclosures related to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and related issues

Disclosures related to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and related issues

The SEC recently discussed registrants’ disclosure obligations resulting from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and related matters.
U.S. April Consumer Price Index: Peak inflation provides no solace

U.S. April Consumer Price Index: Peak inflation provides no solace

About the best one can say about the April inflation report is that year-over-year metrics appear to have topped while core inflation increased.
Construction industry outlook

Construction industry outlook

In our 2022 construction industry outlook, we explore what's ahead for middle market business leaders.
Why excess labor demand is unhealthy

Why excess labor demand is unhealthy

We believe the imbalance in the labor market should prompt companies to reassess their growth potential, and as a result, their demand for labor.
The price of war: Risks around the inflation outlook

The price of war: Risks around the inflation outlook

While we expect the annual inflation rate to peak this quarter as the comparisons to the lower levels of a year ago wear off, the risk of rising prices will remain.
U.S. April jobs report: Another month of solid payroll gains

U.S. April jobs report: Another month of solid payroll gains

Sustained strength in wages continues to attract workers back into the American labor force which resulted in a net increase of 428,000 in April.