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Q4 2018 Middle Market Business Sentiment Report
Over the course of 2018, tariffs and their economic impact dominated business headlines. What began as a handful of U.S.-imposed tariffs soon precipitated retaliatory tariffs from other countries. By the end of the third quarter, these combined tariffs had encompassed 10,000+ products and $300+ billion dollars’ worth of goods.
Harnessing the Data Explosion with Artificial Intelligence
Every second, 2.6 billion emails are sent. Each day brings 400,000 variations of malware. Each year, 80 million MRIs (magnetic resonance imaging scans) are performed. In one year, more than 100,000 articles are written about cancer, and 70,000 are written about cybersecurity.
2018's Top 10 Year-End Planning Ideas for Business Owners
For businesses, the centerpiece of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) that was signed into law on December 22, 2017, was a permanent reduction of the corporate tax rate to a flat 21%.
Results Are In: Seniors Housing Sector Still Going Strong
Are seniors housing executives bracing for a bubble, or do they see continued opportunity?
Industrial Economy Continues to Strengthen
Despite concerns about trade and tariffs, strong demand and pricing fundamentals indicate continued strength in the industrial sector.
Video: Corporate Tax Reform in the Middle Market
33% of middle market companies plan to expand their business because of corporate tax reform. Our Key Equipment Finance expert, Peter Bullen, breaks down more key findings from our Q2 survey.
Patient Refund Optimization within the Healthcare Sector
Patient refund optimization can improve operational workflows and efficiencies while bolstering patient and customer satisfaction.
Industrial CEO: The U.S. Economy Has Legs But Needs Less Bureaucracy
David Burritt, CEO of U.S. Steel, who attended KeyBanc Capital Markets’ Industrials & Basic Materials Conference, believes environmental deregulation helps make U.S.-based companies more competitive on a global scale.
Steel, Oil and Gas Sectors Gain Momentum
CEOs who participated in a panel discussion about the economy at KeyBanc Capital Markets’ Industrials & Basic Materials Conference offered insights about sectors on the rise.
Tax Laws Will Set Capital Free
CEOs at KeyBanc Capital Markets’ Industrials & Basic Materials Conference believe the new tax laws will positively affect the U.S. economy long term.
Negotiating Tactics Will Result in Better Trade Deals for the U.S.
A shift toward more bilateral global trade agreements between the U.S. and other countries will benefit the U.S., according to CEOs who attended KeyBanc Capital Markets’ Industrials & Basic Materials Conference.
National Oil Companies Have a Bigger Seat at the Table
International oil companies aren’t the only ones that have power, according to Stuart Bradie, CEO of KBR, an engineering, procurement and construction company and guest panelist at the KeyBanc Capital Markets’ Industrials & Basic Materials Conference.