Leading Indicators

  • Q-of-E-Featured

The Benefits of Conducting a Quality of Earnings Study

The key to selling a business is high quality positioning. As your investment banker, we want to tell a clear and accurate story to the market, making sure that the intrinsic and extrinsic elements of value in your business […]

  • Albuquerque Journal

‘Alternative’ Investments Require Extra Diligence, Caution

Albuquerque Journal

Gary Miller - Sell your businessBy Gary Miller – Managing Director, Consulting Division, SDR Ventures

It is no secret the U.S. economy is performing poorly.

First-quarter 2016 gross domestic product, the […]

  • Beverage World

Conscious Consumers Driving Beverage Industry M&A Activity

Beverage World

The latest issue of Beverage World magazine features commentary from SDR Director Ben Rudman on the state of the beverage industry as it experiences a growing “conscious-consumer movement.” In the article, […]

  • Albuquerque Journal

Executive’s Desk: Selling a business requires planning, timing

Albuquerque Journal

Gary Miller - Sell your businessBy Gary Miller – Managing Director, Consulting Division, SDR Ventures

Over the past several months, a number of business owners have told me that they […]

  • Colorado CEO Forum

Key Takeaways for Business Owners from the Colorado CEO Forum

Internationally recognized economist and author Brian Beaulieu detailed his short- and long-term economic outlook at the Sixteenth Annual Colorado CEO Forum. Beaulieu has been providing economic-analysis seminars to thousands of business owners and executives for the last 31 years and […]

June Indicator Suggests Steady Growth in 2015

The Institute for Trend Research (ITR) Leading Indicator held steady at 3.5 in June, continuing the stable trend that’s been developing since the beginning of the year. This year’s persistent readings between three and four suggest a period of […]

Leading Indicator Points Toward Continued Growth

In line with recent trends, the U.S. Leading Indicator continues to signal increased industrial production in the U.S. through the second half of 2014, according to the Institute for Trend Research.

The December 2013 raw data jumped 6.1% from the […]

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ITR Leading Indicator Shows Third Consecutive Decline

The Institute for Trend Research (ITR) Leading Indicator declined in October for the third straight month. According to ITR economists, this decline could be foretelling of a downward trend the U.S. economy during the second half of 2014.

Source: Institute […]

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US Leading Indicator Remains Consistant

The U.S. Leading indicator 1/12 rate of change rose to just over 2%, bringing the monthly index to a multi-year high in January. Once again, this signals moderate growth for the U.S. economy over the next year. We regularly […]

Purchasing Managers Index Update

The Institute for Trend Research is projecting continued economic growth throughout 2012, supported in part by a rise in the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) in March.

The PMI monthly figure (yellow line) showed gains from its February mark of 52.4, […]