Mid-Market Perspectives: 2011 Report on America's Economic Engine

This EIU report analyses American mid-market business metrics (pre-, mid- and post-recession), plans for growth (financing, global expansion, headcount), as well as executives’ outlook for the future, and what they view as potential obstacles to success.

 

Key findings:

  • Revenues, cash flow, profits, and spending are all expected to rise.
  • Productivity increases remain high.
  • Headcounts at mid-market companies are rising.
  • Mid-market firms are positioning themselves to grow and globalise.
  • Financing options and access to capital are stabilizing.
  • The strength of the economic recovery is uncertain.
  • Systemic pressure is being caused by government debt.
  • Government decisions and regulatory challenges cause concerns.

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