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02.11.19

Developments surrounding China have dominated the news in recent weeks. World financial markets have reacted negatively to reports of growing economic weakness in China, a collapse in Chinese equities, profound weakness in Chinese company quarterly earnings reports, and the impact of trade tensions with the U.S. on the global economy. This week’s Economic Perspective provides an update of economic and policy trends within China along with an analysis of the implications for the global economy and world financial markets.

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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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01.24.19

As global interest rates have risen, increasing attention has been given to areas of credit risk. Our latest issue focus identifies what these areas could be.

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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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