August 20, 2019

What is an inverted yield curve, and what does it mean?

Historically, inverted yield curves have preceded economic slowdowns. Robert Tipp, chief investment strategist and head of global bonds for PGIM Fixed Income, explains the inverted yield curve and what it means for investors.

August 09, 2019

PGIM 3Q market outlooks: Investment opportunities amid economic uncertainty

Increased trade tensions, market volatility and dovish federal policies have left investors with uncertainty about the months ahead.  PGIM’s asset managers offer their outlooks.

July 02, 2019

The next chapter in the U.S. – China trade war

President Trump and President Xi are talking again and, for the time being, the trade war is not on an escalating trajectory. The deeper question is, how much closer are we to a final resolution?

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 29, 2019

Implications of a U.S.-China Trade Deal: Who Wins? Who Loses?

As the United States and China work toward a resolution of the ongoing trade war, an important question is whether the agreement will achieve any appreciable further opening of the Chinese economy and, if so, how such gains will be distributed across China’s trading partners.

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.

February 20, 2019

Prudential Capital Group appoints Debra Hemsey to Prudential Capital Energy Partners

Prudential Capital Group has appointed Debra Hemsey as managing director of Prudential Capital Energy Partners (PCEP), the middle-market energy mezzanine fund business sponsored by Prudential Capital Group. The appointment comes on the heels of the recently announced closing of Prudential Capital Energy Partners I, L.P., a $343 million energy mezzanine fund. Prudential Capital Group is a leading source of private capital for public and private companies and is the private capital arm of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

January 23, 2019

Prudential Capital Group provides $12.53 billion in private debt to middle-market companies in 2018

CHICAGO, January 23, 2019 - Prudential Capital Group provided $12.53 billion of senior debt and junior capital to over 200 middle-market companies and projects globally in 2018. Prudential Capital Group is a leading source of private capital for public and private companies and is the private capital arm of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

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.