April 16, 2018

PGIM Fixed Income Q2 outlook: At cruising altitude with seat belts at the ready

The second quarter 2018 edition of PGIM Fixed Income’s quarterly outlook leads off with “Air Pockets at Cruising Speed—Welcome to QT” by Robert Tipp, CFA, chief investment strategist and head of Global Bonds. In examining some prevalent market concerns, including quantitative tightening, Tipp provides some perspective on how investors might consider these issues after Q1’s volatility.

April 16, 2018

Market reaction to U.S. strike in Syria muted, focus returns to Fed, earnings, retail sales

Fears that the targeted missile strike in Syria by the U.S. and its allies could cause a widening of the conflict in the region have not yet impacted the market, while investors will turn attention to earnings, retail sales and a parade of speakers from the Federal Reserve, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

April 09, 2018

Trade talk dominates as earnings season begins with big bank reports

Tariff headlines and an anticipated response from China continue to dominate market psyche as the first quarter earnings season opens, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

April 02, 2018

Second quarter opens with Chinese tariffs and trade concerns heating up

The second quarter may get off to a rocky start due to Chinese tariffs on 128 American products—mostly in the agriculture sector—pork, almonds and apples among them—in response to President Trump’s steel tariffs, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

March 29, 2018

Don’t fear inflation’s impending arrival, PGIM leaders say

The inflation that the Federal Reserve has been expecting will arrive soon, but it’s not likely to gallop away with the economy, says PGIM’s leadership.

March 28, 2018

Quincy Krosby’s Q2 2018 Commentary: Regime Change

The second quarter of 2018 begins with a new head of the Federal Reserve and a more volatile market. Quincy Krosby, Prudential’s chief market strategist, shares a history of regime changes at the Fed and how we may expect monetary policy to impact the market in the second quarter and beyond.

March 26, 2018

On holiday-shortened week, market seeks strength in global economic data as trade fears ease

As the market struggles to regain its footing following a difficult spate of selling last week, an important clutch of data will be released in the U.S., the Eurozone, Japan and China, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

March 19, 2018

Fed meeting builds anticipation for latest news on rate hikes

Even with trade-related headlines hovering over markets—particularly in regard to any tariffs imposed on China—market participants will pivot their focus to the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

March 16, 2018

QMA Market Pulse: All eyes on productivity

The recent market correction and sharp jump in volatility has brought a renewed focus on inflation and interest rates. But what about productivity?

March 12, 2018

Market, buoyed by positive job data, watches inflation indicators as quadruple witching day arrives

Markets enjoyed a strong rebound Friday as the latest employment report indicated a labor market that continues to expand while keeping higher wages at bay, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.