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4Q Middle Market Indicator Guide

Middle Market Indicator from the National Center for the Middle Market. The middle market ended a strong year on a strong note with year-over-year revenue growth rates above the five-year average and employment growth rates at an all-time high since th

4 Q Middle Market

The middle market ended a strong year on a strong note with year-over-year revenue growth rates above the five-year average and employment growth rates at an all-time high since the inception of the Middle Market Indicator five years ago. Companies report the highest economic confidence levels to date and most businesses remain willing to invest. Business leaders look forward to a prosperous 2017, with the majority expecting revenue growth to continue its upward trend. However, employment growth rates are expected to moderate somewhat, especially as companies continue to struggle with talent management issues including recruiting and retention. Other anticipated headwinds include challenges maintaining growth and managing capital as well as government rules and regulations.

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