Perspectives and commentary on current investment trends

Investment Perspectives


Slower Global Growth but Recession Unlikely

QMA shares why they see low odds of a recession despite expectations for deteriorating global growth conditions in the near term.


Time to invest in emerging markets?

The trifecta of a dovish Fed, steady dollar, and China stimulus could drive outperformance in emerging markets.

Fixed Income

PGIM Fixed Income shares their views on the current economic environment and outlook for fixed income markets.

Weekly Market Review

A weekly recap of market performance, top news, and economic releases for the prior week.

Thought Leadership

Read about current macroeconomic data and market trends in fixed income, equity, and real assets, to help inform your investment decisions.

Explore market commentary, thought leadership and investing ideas to help position fixed income portfolios for changing markets.

Learn about asset classes that tend to perform better in rising rate environments and explore strategies designed to help manage duration, generate yield, and diversify exposure.

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