The US equity market has entered a more speculative phase. Equity investing has become far more challenging and complex than at any time since the economic crisis in 2009. Investors are faced with a distinct conflict between improving economic and profit trends and lofty equity market valuations. This week’s Economic Perspective provides answers to critical questions regarding the outlook for investing in common stocks.
This week’s Economic Perspective is the regular Prudential Retirement Quarterly Economic Review and Outlook for the three months ending March 31, 2017. The report highlights the major economic and investment trends in the first quarter, and provides an update to the outlook for the global economy and financial markets.
This week’s Economic Perspective provides an assessment of the current health of the US financial system along with an analysis of how future credit market trends might shape the future direction of the economy.