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The Value of a Market Forecast

If you were in a meeting and your boss asked you which markets you should target in your five-year plan, what would give you confidence as you answer the question?
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The Labor Market Loves Quitters

Is your employee turnover rate in line with the national average? Or is employee retention a problem for your business?
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2008 Great Recession – Were You Prepared?

In January of 2006, our CEO, Brian Beaulieu, wrote his Executive Summary for what was then called the EcoTrends (today the Trends Report™). It wasn’t an easy article to write. ...
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Forecasting the ITR Way vs. the Way You Were Taught

Anyone who has graduated with a business degree, worked in finance, or held a senior management position has general knowledge of regression analysis forecasting techniques, ...
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Construction 2020: The Year Ahead for Construction Markets

As we head into the final months of 2019, the construction cycles are shifting. The US housing market, down 3.2% from the same period a year ago, is currently in Phase D, ...
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'On the Brink'? Germany's Recession Is More Severe Than 2013

A recent Wall Street Journal article stated that Germany is on the brink of recession. We are here to ensure you aren’t operating under any misconceptions. The reality is that ...
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