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05.17.18

Prudential Capital’s Mark Hoffmeister, Matthew Harvey, Steve Szejner and Julie Langdon illustrate how Prudential Capital acts as a mezzanine financing provider.

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05.14.18

Financial markets remain under pressure as investors grapple with uncertainties involving world economic growth, corporate profit margins, inflation, a flattening yield curve, monetary policy and trade policy. This week’s Mid-Quarter Economic Review provides an analysis of each of these critical variables and updates our economic forecast for this year and 2019.

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05.14.18

When companies are looking for long-term financing, there are tw0 sources they can go to: private placement investors and public bond buyers. Here are the advantages and disadvantages of each.

 

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05.10.18
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on wage inflation.
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05.07.18

Financial markets have become obsessed with the recent flattening of the Treasury yield curve, as short-term rates have risen at a faster pace relative to market yields on long-term bonds. This week’s Economic Perspective provides an analysis of the Treasury yield curve along with assumptions regarding future bond market trends.

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05.03.18
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on the PCE deflator.
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05.01.18

There are several strategic benefits long-term financing has over short-term financing. Discover how long-term financing could be useful for your business.

 

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04.30.18

There has been a sudden and abrupt shift in investor expectations regarding future inflation. This development is highly pertinent because it marks a major shift in sentiment — away from a focus on deflationary risks — that has prevailed since 2008. This week’s Economic Perspective provides an update of inflation along with a forecast of future trends in domestic wages and consumer prices.

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04.26.18
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on family employment.
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04.24.18

Download our complete guide to mezzanine financing and find out how mezzanine could enable you to achieve your goals for growth, ultimately transforming your business.

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04.19.18
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on the mobility of Americans.
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04.19.18

Prudential Capital’s Mark Hoffmeister, Dianna Carr, Matthew Harvey, Steve Szejner and Julie Langdon define ‘mezzanine financing’ and share how issuing mezzanine can transform businesses.


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04.12.18
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on CPI inflation and wages.
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04.09.18

This week’s report is Part II of the Prudential Retirement Annual Outlook. Part I was distributed last week and focused on the outlook for the world economy in 2018 and 2019. The focus of Part II is on world financial markets and provides an analysis of major investment trends and themes expected over the next two years.

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04.06.18
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on the demographic profile of Texas.
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04.03.18

The fundamental characteristics of mezzanine financing can benefit companies in a variety of ways. Discover how.


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04.02.18

This week’s Economic Perspective is the regular Prudential Retirement Quarterly Economic Review and Outlook. This week’s report reviews economic developments of the past three months and highlights the critical variables and risks in the outlook for continued global economic growth. The report for next week will provide a review of investment trends of the past year and a summary of the outlook for world financial markets through all of 2018.

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03.23.18
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on the Fed and the labor market.
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