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11.20.17

This week’s Economic Perspective is an analysis of the economic and government policy forces that are likely to determine the potential for long-term rates of return in world financial markets. The central conclusion of this analysis is that investors should be prepared for much lower rates of return over the next five years relative to the previous five years; worse, investment returns are also likely to fall well short of their long-term historical averages dating back to 1950.

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11.16.17
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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11.09.17
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on the Phillips Curve.
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11.08.17

We outline the exact steps for completing a private placement, revealing how similar the process is to obtaining bank financing.

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11.06.17

Economic conditions remain extremely favorable for financial markets. The global economy is firing on all cylinders and in the midst of its first synchronized business recovery in more than a decade. The question for investors is simple: How long can these halcyon days persist?  This week’s Economic Perspectiveis the regular mid-quarter economic review, which provides a summary of the economic and investment outlook through 2018.

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10.27.17
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on trends in employee tenure.
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10.25.17

Private placements explained. Find out how issuing a private placement as a means for raising capital could support your business objectives.

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10.23.17

This week’s Economic Perspective addresses frequently asked questions regarding the economic outlook and prospects for world financial markets. The most common questions involve the outlook for US GDP growth, wage and price inflation, prospects for tax legislation, Federal Reserve policy, world energy markets, and key issues pertaining to the outlook for common stocks.

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10.19.17
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on inflation.
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10.19.17

LOOKING FOR RISK POCKETS IN GLOBAL CREDIT MARKETS

Has loose monetary policy since the financial crisis of 2007-2010 created new pockets of credit risk that could lead to another crisis? Find out in our latest economic issue focus.

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10.12.17
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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10.09.17

This week’s report is the regular Prudential Retirement Quarterly Investment Outlook. The report provides a review of current year-to-date global financial market performance returns along with an analysis of the critical factors in the outlook for investment returns through year-end 2018.

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10.02.17

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 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 nine months and a summary of the outlook for world financial markets through 2018.

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10.02.17

Download our comprehensive guide to minority recapitalizations and discover how a minority recapitalization could be the right financing solution for you.

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09.29.17
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, shares his insights on inflation.
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09.22.17
Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, shares his insights on Medicare.
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09.18.17

Discover 7 uses for funds from a minority recapitalization.

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09.18.17

The U.S. banking sector has been in a protracted rehabilitation process since its near collapse in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. Balance sheets have been restored to the strongest health in decades, earnings and dividends are in a solid recovery phase, and there is significant potential for regulatory relief. This week’s Economic Perspective examines the current fundamental health of the banking sector, and provides a forecast of future industry trends.

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