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03.18.19

Investors continue to obsess over the ongoing flattening of the Treasury yield curve. The yield curve has been a highly reliable indicator of future economic trends; however, it has also given false signals at various times in the past. It is also highly likely that the extraordinary monetary policies since 2008 have distorted the normal term structure of interest rates. This week’s Economic Perspective examines the underlying economic, financial, and policy trends affecting the slope of the yield curve along with relevant economic and investment implications.

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02.19.19

This week’s Economic Perspective is the regular Prudential Retirement Mid-Quarter Economic Review, providing an update of current conditions and a forecast of economic and investment trends in 2019 and beyond.

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02.14.19

Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on the need for more immigrants in the U.S.

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01.25.19

Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on global internet use.

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01.10.19

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

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01.07.19

This week’s Economic Perspective is the Prudential Retirement Annual Investment Outlook For 2019. The report provides a review of financial market performance in 2018 along with an analysis of the primary fundamental forces that are likely to shape the investment landscape during the coming year. The report concludes with assumptions regarding the investment performance of major asset classes in 2019.

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01.01.19

This week’s Economic Perspective is the Prudential Retirement Annual Economic Outlook for 2019. The report contains an analysis of the primary fundamental trends and forces that are likely to shape the economic and investment landscape during the coming year.

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12.20.18

Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on the U.S. consumer.

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12.17.18

Calendar year 2018 was mainly a year of strong domestic economic growth but widespread turbulence in world financial markets. It was also a year of surprises and important shifts in economic and policy trends. This week’s economic report is our 19th consecutive Year in Review analysis — a summary and analysis of the most significant events and developments of the current calendar year. The emphasis of this year’s report will be on the current business expansion cycle, important government policy and geopolitical developments, and central themes within financial markets during the past year, along with possible implications for 2019 and beyond.

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12.13.18

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

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12.07.18

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

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12.03.18

Camira completes management buyout with Prudential Capital Group.

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11.16.18

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

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11.13.18

CARCO completes acquisition financing with Prudential Capital Group.

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11.12.18

This week’s Economic Perspective is the regular Mid-Quarter Economic Review and Outlook, providing a summary of central themes in the outlook for the global economy and world financial markets in 2019.

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11.09.18

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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11.01.18

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

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