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05.06.19

There remains a wide divergence among economic forecasters and investors regarding the course of the U.S. economy over the next one to two years. The most common forecasts range from an outright recession to an extended period of stagflation. This week’s Economic Perspective explores five potential economic scenarios that could play out in coming years, with estimated probabilities for each. The report concludes with an analysis of investment implications associated with each economic outcome.

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04.25.19

Of the last eight major slowdowns, four have turned into recessions. Could the current slowdown also result in a slump? Find out in our latest economic issue focus.

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04.12.19

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

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04.05.19

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

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04.01.19

This week’s Economic Perspective is the regular Prudential Retirement Quarterly Economic and Investment Outlook. The report reviews key economic and investment trends during the first quarter accompanied by an analysis of expected trends during the remainder of this year.

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03.29.19

Guest contributor Richard Hokenson, pioneer in the application of demographics to economic and financial market forecasting, provides his insights on China's slow economic growth.

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03.22.19

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

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03.15.19

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

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03.07.19

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

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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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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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