Global Employment in S&P 500 Companies vs. Small Businesses

Global Employment in S&P 500 Companies vs. Small Businesses Small and medium-sized businesses play an important role in the U.S. economy, as S&P 500 companies employ only 17% of U.S. workers. Image: Deutsche Bank Global Markets Research

The Four Business Cycle Phases

The Four Business Cycle Phases This chart explains the four cycle phases; expansion, downturn, repair, and recovery. Image: Morgan Stanley Research

Business and Industrial Sentiment vs. U.S. GDP

Business and Industrial Sentiment vs. U.S. GDP Chart suggesting that business and industrial surveys have not explained U.S. economic growth over the past decade (R² = 0). Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC

Months Since Last U.S. Recession and Business Cycles

Months Since Last U.S. Recession and Business Cycles The U.S. economy has experienced record growth for 127 consecutive months. This is the longest period on record. Image: Danske Bank Research, Mikael Olai Milhøj

Business Loans at U.S. Banks

Business Loans at U.S. Banks Business loans at U.S. banks are tightly connected to the real economy and stalled in second half of this year. Image: Financial Times

U.S. Wage Growth and Business Cycles

U.S. Wage Growth and Business Cycles Despite the U.S. economic expansion is now the longest in history, wage growth has been much slower during this business cycle than in previous cycles. Image: CNBC