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04.17.17

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.

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04.13.17

Solid Fed-Friendly Labor Market News

Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on the labor market.
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04.06.17

Recent Developments in European Migration

Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on European migration.
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04.03.17

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.

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03.31.17

Illegal Immigration is Yesterday’s Problem

Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on illegal immigration.
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03.27.17

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.

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03.24.17

2016 Year In Review

 

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03.24.17

China’s Two-Child Policy is Failing

Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on China's two-child policy.
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03.23.17

The Bond Bull Market is NOT Over

Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on the market.
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02.13.17

This week’s Economic Perspective is the regular Prudential Retirement Mid-Quarter Economic Review, a summary of major economic and investment themes in the outlook for 2017.

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02.02.17

How Fast Can the U.S. Grow?

Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on real GDP.
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01.27.17

The Potential Economic Impact of Donald Trump

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01.23.17

From a very long-term vantage point, it appears increasingly likely that 2016 marked a major inflection point in US interest rates, following 35 years of secular decline.  This article provides an analysis of the critical fundamental factors that determine the level and direction of government bond yields, along with a forecast of the likely trend in market yields in future years.

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01.19.17

Americans Are Becoming More Traditional

Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on changing familial demographics and the invesment implications of such a shift.

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01.12.17

Accelerating Wage Inflation? – Don’t Bet the Ranch

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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01.09.17

This week’s report is Part II of the Prudential Retirement Annual Outlook. Part I was distributed last week and focused on the outlook for the world economy in 2017 and beyond. The focus of Part II is on world financial markets and provides an analysis of major investment themes for 2017 and beyond.

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