June 24, 2019

The Fed clears the way for cuts as the market seeks even more

According to PGIM Fixed Income’s G-10 lead economist Ellen Gaske and chief investment strategist Robert Tipp, we may expect to see two rate cuts in the second half of 2019—more than what the median Fed projection has penciled in, but less than the three cuts the market has been pricing in.

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 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.