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10.12.17
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on employment.
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10.09.17

This week’s report is the regular Prudential Retirement Quarterly Investment Outlook. The report provides a review of current year-to-date global financial market performance returns along with an analysis of the critical factors in the outlook for investment returns through year-end 2018.

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10.02.17

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 nine months and a summary of the outlook for world financial markets through 2018.

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10.02.17

Download our comprehensive guide to minority recapitalizations and discover how a minority recapitalization could be the right financing solution for you.

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09.29.17
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, shares his insights on inflation.
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09.22.17
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, shares his insights on Medicare.
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09.18.17

Discover 7 uses for funds from a minority recapitalization.

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09.18.17

The U.S. banking sector has been in a protracted rehabilitation process since its near collapse in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. Balance sheets have been restored to the strongest health in decades, earnings and dividends are in a solid recovery phase, and there is significant potential for regulatory relief. This week’s Economic Perspective examines the current fundamental health of the banking sector, and provides a forecast of future industry trends.

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09.14.17
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, shares his insights on the revival of the American middle class.
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09.11.17

Virtually all 500 companies in the S&P Index have reported second quarter operating results, with overall performance closely matching that of the previous quarter. US companies are in the midst of a favorable new earnings mini-cycle, with reported profits increasing at an accelerating rate in both Q1 and Q2, the first back-to-back quarters of double-digit growth since 2011. The question for investors is the sustainability of this positive trend. This week’s Economic Perspective provides an analysis of current business sector trends and a forecast for the next 18 months.

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09.06.17

UK bank regulators to phase out LIBOR as a benchmark reference rate, creating new levels of interest-rate risk for companies that rely on floating-rate bank loans.

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09.05.17
Paul Meiring, Managing Director, and Dave Levine, Vice President, discuss the use of mezzanine financing in lieu of private equity-backed transactions.
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08.29.17
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, shares his insights on wage inflation in August.
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08.22.17
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, shares his insights on housing.
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08.21.17

Various capital options are available to help private business owners meet liquidity needs. The question is, how do you achieve liquidity without losing control of the business?

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08.17.17
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, shares his insights on a month of benign inflation.
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08.14.17

This week’s report is the regular Mid-Quarter Economic Review and Outlook report. The first section of the report focuses on current economic, policy, and investment trends, and in particular, those events and developments that surprised investors during the first half of this year. The second section focuses on key assumptions in the forecast for the economy and financial markets over the next 12 to 18 months.

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