A monthly index of West Michigan’s economy returned to “moderate growth” in August after taking what economist Brian Long calls a “substantial dip” a month earlier.

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As U.S. economic growth slows, so too does Michigan’s economy.

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Commercial bankers say clients’ demand for credit remains strong, although borrowers in West Michigan are carefully watching what’s ahead for the economy.

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Robert Dye views 2019 as a “transitional year” for the U.S. economy as a trio of forces align to moderate growth during the year.

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Mergers and acquisition activity remained strong in West Michigan through the third quarter, as many sellers opted to go to market while they can still get a good price for their businesses.

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Comerica Inc. Chief Economist Robert Dye sees Michigan’s economy performing in the second half of 2018 much as it has in the first half, with continued growth but at a decidedly slower rate than in past years. 

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Brian Long anticipated by now to see proof that the U.S. economy had started to flatten out. 

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M&A activity remained strong in the first quarter, driven by a combination of factors including federal tax reform.

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DETROIT –– Just a few years ago, Doug Rothwell could look at various bits of Michigan’s economic data and see few paths that led to the state becoming a “Top 10” state.

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As the U.S. and Michigan economies remain on solid footing into 2018, economists expect growth rates for personal income in the state to move higher.

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