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Position Your Business for the Rise Ahead

The macroeconomic business cycle low point is coming. According to mounting leading indicator evidence, US Industrial Production, our benchmark for the industrial economy, will ...
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Manufacturing in 2020: Preparing for Growth

After a healthy growth year in 2018, expansion in the US manufacturing sector ground to a halt in 2019, contracting in the second half of the year. At this time in 2019, we ...
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Red or Blue, You Can Still Make Green

The House has voted on impeachment, setting up a contentious trial in the Senate for next year. The 2020 presidential election is looming. The stream of news related to the ...
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Why You Need to Be Calculating Your Rates-of-Change

ITR Economics has been preaching the advantages of rate-of-change analysis for many years. We are constantly showing business leaders and decisionmakers the numerous benefits ...
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Planning Compensation Changes for 2020

As we near the end of 2019, many businesses are thinking about budgets and annual reviews. A discussion around compensation is a critical component of any review, and it ...
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Global Machinery Markets: Current Conditions and Future Expectations

The global industrial economy is clearly on the back side of the business cycle. In many regions of the world, such as Europe and Asia, the slowdown was underway by early 2018. ...
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