May 13, 2019

The outlook for escalating trade tensions

Nathan Sheets, PGIM Fixed Income’s chief economist and head of global macroeconomic research, recognizes that uncertainties regarding U.S.-China trade tensions have multiplied and provides perspective based on the question of “what do we actually know?”

April 25, 2019

QMA’s Q2 2019 Outlook & Review

Despite the global growth slowdown, QMA projects that the general trend should be up near term, underpinned by central bank dovishness, and reasonably attractive valuations, as detailed in its latest Outlook & Review.

April 17, 2019

PGIM Fixed Income’s second quarter outlook: ‘Whiplash!’ and ‘Back From the Brink—But What Next?’

PGIM Fixed Income's Q2 outlook examines the conditions that may affect market performance after a strong Q1, the factors supporting global economic growth, and the forward trends of each fixed income sector.

April 01, 2019

Quincy Krosby’s Q2 2019 Market Commentary: Crosscurrents

Prudential’s chief market strategist says the recession “tug-of-war” in the market won’t abate until there’s clarity in the data.

January 30, 2019

QMA’s 2019 outlook & review: Are we there yet?

In QMA’s 2019 Outlook & Review, QMA’s Ed Campbell and the global multi-asset solutions team take on the daunting task of peering 12 months into the future. Will 2019 bring a return to more placid and pleasant times, or are treacherous markets likely to remain as the calendar turns?

January 17, 2019

PGIM Real Estate’s global real estate trends for 2019

In its Trends for 2019 outlook, PGIM Real Estate’s investment research team says that despite concerns about elevated real estate pricing, a perceived lack of available stock, heightened political uncertainty and a shifting policy environment, there is still plenty of capital targeting real estate.

January 14, 2019

PGIM Fixed Income’s first quarter market outlook: ‘More of less; Embracing the lukewarm’

PGIM Fixed Income’s first quarter 2019 outlook follows a period of heightened market volatility and notable developments in politics, monetary policy and economics. Yet, as several of PGIM’s portfolio managers note, amid stable, more moderate global growth, recent volatility may have opened a window of near-term opportunities.

January 02, 2019

Quincy Krosby’s Q1 2019 Commentary: Recalculating

Are we transitioning to a slower but still solid economy, as the Federal Reserve suggests, or a deeper downturn that could result in a recession?

October 24, 2018

Navigating the technology frontier beyond Silicon Valley

NEWARK, N.J., October 24, 2018 - Given the lightning-quick pace of technological change, investors must evaluate their portfolios to weed out obsolescence risk from incumbent products and business models that might soon be displaced, while developing a disciplined active investment framework to identify potential technology-driven winners, according to the latest report examining megatrends from PGIM, the $1.2 trillion asset management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

October 17, 2018

QMA Q4 2018 Outlook: Storm clouds are gathering

Trade tensions and the ongoing crisis in emerging markets top the downside risks. Trade uncertainty has now seeped into the GDP and business confidence data for Europe and Japan, while the combination of trade tensions, fears of Turkish lira contagion, and Fed rate hikes have contributed to slowdowns in a number of EMs, including China. On balance: The near-term risk of a global downturn remains very low. But storm clouds are gathering.