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07.16.18

Economics is an inexact science, which means that forecasts are subject to frequent errors. Consequently, it makes sense to contemplate alternative economic scenarios. This week’s Economic Perspective provides an overview of current business conditions and explores several possible scenarios for the direction of the U.S. economy in coming years. The report also examines the investment implications associated with each potential economic outcome.

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07.11.18
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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07.10.18

Prudential Capital’s Josh Shipley, Ed Jolly, Mitch Reed and Ashley Dexter explain ‘long-term financing’ and how many companies utilize this patient and strategic form of funding.

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07.09.18

This week’s report is Part II of the Prudential Retirement Quarterly Outlook. Part I was distributed last week and focused on the outlook for the world economy in 2018 and 2019. The focus of Part II is on world financial markets and provides an analysis of major investment trends and themes expected over the next two years.

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07.02.18

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 ending June 30 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 three months and an analysis of world financial markets throughout 2019.

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06.28.18
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on geographic inequality.
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06.12.18

Four financial leaders were asked for their take on how long-term financing meets the needs of their businesses, this is how they answered.

 

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06.07.18
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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05.30.18

There are key considerations for companies interested in adding long-term financing to their capital structure, this infographic highlights our top 10.

 

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05.21.18

The U.S. banking sector has been in an extended period of rehabilitation since its near collapse in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. The results of this arduous recapitalization process have been extremely encouraging: Balance sheets have been restored to the strongest health in decades and earnings, cash flow, and dividends are in a solid recovery phase. This week’s Economic Perspective examines the current fundamental health of the banking sector and provides a forecast of industry trends.

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05.17.18

Prudential Capital’s Mark Hoffmeister, Matthew Harvey, Steve Szejner and Julie Langdon illustrate how Prudential Capital acts as a mezzanine financing provider.

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05.14.18

Financial markets remain under pressure as investors grapple with uncertainties involving world economic growth, corporate profit margins, inflation, a flattening yield curve, monetary policy and trade policy. This week’s Mid-Quarter Economic Review provides an analysis of each of these critical variables and updates our economic forecast for this year and 2019.

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05.14.18

When companies are looking for long-term financing, there are tw0 sources they can go to: private placement investors and public bond buyers. Here are the advantages and disadvantages of each.

 

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05.10.18
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on wage inflation.
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05.03.18
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on the PCE deflator.
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05.01.18

There are several strategic benefits long-term financing has over short-term financing. Discover how long-term financing could be useful for your business.

 

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04.26.18
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on family employment.
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