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03.18.19

Investors continue to obsess over the ongoing flattening of the Treasury yield curve. The yield curve has been a highly reliable indicator of future economic trends; however, it has also given false signals at various times in the past. It is also highly likely that the extraordinary monetary policies since 2008 have distorted the normal term structure of interest rates. This week’s Economic Perspective examines the underlying economic, financial, and policy trends affecting the slope of the yield curve along with relevant economic and investment implications.

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02.19.19

This week’s Economic Perspective is the regular Prudential Retirement Mid-Quarter Economic Review, providing an update of current conditions and a forecast of economic and investment trends in 2019 and beyond.

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02.14.19

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

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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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