2Q 2013 Middle Market Indicator

Optimism among middle market companies is increasing, with revenue, hiring, confidence, and investment all on the rise. This optimism within the middle market is a good indicator that the rest of the economy will rebound. However, challenges still persist for the middle market. Uncertainties around how healthcare legislation will impact business, the ability to maintain margins and the uncertainty of how government actions will impact business all remain challenges to companies in the middle market.