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ITR Experts Say Budget Planning

Rates Are Rising – Should You Still Borrow?
By ITR Economics on June 3, 2022

We’ve all heard rates are going up. The chart shows US Government Long-Term Bond Yields, a good general gauge of interest rates. We are using the three-month moving average (3MMA) to smooth...

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ITR Experts Say Management Planning

Use Your Competitive Advantages to Navigate This Pricing Environment
By ITR Economics on May 12, 2022

"Highlight your competitive advantages so you do not have to compete on price alone."This is a Management Objective™ we frequently give to our clients, and, in today's environment of rising...

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ITR Experts Say Management Planning

Don't Underestimate the Slowing Growth Ahead
By ITR Economics on April 21, 2022

Earlier in April, ITR Vice President of Economics Jackie Greene issued a pointed warning to our readers: Just because we have forecasted a "soft landing" – or no-recession scenario – for...

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ITR Experts Say Internal Forecasting

The Limitations of Logic
By ITR Economics on April 19, 2022

We all make assumptions every day, and they make logical sense to us at the time. But relying solely on such assumptions – and neglecting to test your hypothesis – can lead you to misread a...

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ITR Experts Say Global

Ukraine and the Business Cycle: A Reminder
By Lauren Saidel-Baker on March 16, 2022

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has created uncertainty and introduced downside risks to expected economic growth. However, it is critical for individuals and business leaders to keep sight...

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How to Make the Right Business Decisions During the Russia and Ukraine War
By Connor Lokar on March 11, 2022

Another black swan is upon us, this time in the form of the evolving Russian invasion of Ukraine. An event such as this always brings an immense amount of noise for business owners and...

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