November 03, 2017

Natural disasters don’t need to be financial disasters

Even if the damage to homes and personal property is devastating, the financial impact of a natural disaster doesn’t have to be. There are lessons to be learned from those who bounced back from past disasters—and the strategies, programs and policies that helped them do it.

November 01, 2017

Prudential Financial, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2017 Results

Net income attributable to Prudential Financial of $2.238 billion or $5.09 per Common share versus $1.827 billion or $4.07 per share for year-ago quarter. After-tax adjusted operating income of $1.323 billion or $3.01 per Common share versus $1.191 billion or $2.66 per share for year-ago quarter. Significant items: in 3Q:17, net income and adjusted operating income include a net benefit of 7 cents per Common share, and in 3Q:16, net income and adjusted operating income include a net benefit of 15 cents per Common share, from items discussed later in this release. ...
October 30, 2017

Quincy Krosby: Tax reform push, earnings continue with Apple headlining, data deluge, Fed meeting and naming of Fed chair

Another incredibly busy week for the markets will be led by developments on tax reform, more big-name earnings releases, and the possibility that a new Fed chair will finally be announced, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook. 

October 26, 2017

Spooky fact: Workers spend more time on Halloween than on benefits decisions

It’s that season again, when ghosts and goblins take to the streets, Thanksgiving menus are planned and gift lists are written—and when most employers offer open enrollment for health and benefit plans.

October 26, 2017

Aging populations, low birthrates require retirement solutions

Each year, key executives from Prudential Retirement gather with policy makers, business leaders, and researchers from across the globe for the annual International Longevity Risk and Markets Solutions Conference to address aging trends and the global challenge of creating retirement security. Offering insights into how we grapple with this demographic shift were Dylan Tyson, the Chief Executive for Prudential of Taiwan, and Amy Kessler, Prudential’s head of Longevity Risk Transfer.

October 25, 2017

CEO John Strangfeld talks retirement security with Fox Business reporter Maria Bartiromo in Saudi Arabia

Chairman and CEO John Strangfeld joined some of the biggest names in investing at the Future Investment Initiative conference in Saudi Arabia this week. Prior to his panel appearance, Strangfeld was interviewed live by Maria Bartiromo for her “Mornings with Maria” segment on Fox Business. Bartiromo covered a range of topics, from the prospects for tax reform in the United States to the recent debate in Washington, D.C., about potential changes to limits on 401(k) contributions.

October 24, 2017

Through pro bono service, Prudential employees put professional skills to work for local nonprofits

Teams of Prudential employees in Newark and Hartford are pairing up with local nonprofits, offering support and advice on business strategy, finance, marketing and HR. The events are part of Pro Bono Week, a worldwide celebration of professional services donated in the public interest.

October 23, 2017

Quincy Krosby: Earnings deluge, ECB decision, Abe win, tax reform and Fed chair guessing game on the market’s mind

Entering the last days of October, the market will focus on a big earnings week, big decisions by Mario Draghi and President Donald Trump, as well as the decisive outcome of Japan’s snap election and the progress of tax reform, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook. 

October 20, 2017

Pramerica opens state-of-the-art campus in Letterkenny

LETTERKENNY, Republic of Ireland, Oct. 20, 2017 – Pramerica Systems Ireland Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Prudential Financial, Inc., today opened a new €42 million campus in Letterkenny, continuing its long-term commitment to County Donegal. Opening with just eight employees in 2000, Pramerica has grown to become the largest employer in the northwest region with more than 1,500 people on staff.    

October 18, 2017

Broad, Balanced Growth Puts Emerging Markets in Focus

In the latest edition of PGIM Fixed Income’s quarterly outlook, Nathan Sheets, PhD, Chief Economist and Head of Global Macroeconomic Research, looks at a global recovery that is often characterized as “sluggish,” but one that may ultimately be remembered for its durability.