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06.04.19

President Trump announced on Thursday of last week that the U.S. would impose a 5% tariff on nearly $350 billion in imports from Mexico, effective June 10. If the Mexican government does not respond, the U.S. would increase these tariffs to 25% on October This week’s Economic Perspective provides a summary of the economic and investment implications for this latest broadening of the US tariff war.

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05.20.19

This week’s Economic Perspective is the usual Mid-Quarter Review of current economic and financial market conditions, with a particular focus on world economic growth, world central bank policies, the outlook for inflation and interest rates, expected corporate profit trends, and an assessment of prospects for equity and fixed-income market investing.

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04.25.19

Of the last eight major slowdowns, four have turned into recessions. Could the current slowdown also result in a slump? Find out in our latest economic issue focus.

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04.12.19

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

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04.05.19

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

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04.01.19

This week’s Economic Perspective is the regular Prudential Retirement Quarterly Economic and Investment Outlook. The report reviews key economic and investment trends during the first quarter accompanied by an analysis of expected trends during the remainder of this year.

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03.29.19

Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on China's slow economic growth.

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03.22.19

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

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03.15.19

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

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