February 05, 2018

Quincy Krosby: Markets Start Week in the Red After Hourly Wages, Treasury Yields Rise

Good news for Main Street was bad news for Wall Street on Friday as average hourly earnings surprised to the upside, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook. Treasury yields climbed higher, igniting fears that the Federal Reserve would be forced to raise rates at a quicker pace.

 

February 02, 2018

93-year-old Prudential policy belongs to a 94-year-old Renaissance man

A letter from the son of a 94-year-old insured soon revealed a story of a mother’s love and a 140-year-old purpose. Bruce Jacobs, an Empire, Michigan resident, and his sister, Carol, found an original one-page life insurance policy while cleaning out the attic at the home of their father, Ralph.

February 01, 2018

Prudential Financial, Inc. to Participate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2018 Insurance Conference; Live Audio Webcast Available

NEWARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 1, 2018-- Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2018 Insurance Conference in New York on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. On that day at approximately 1:10 p.m. (ET) Mark Grier, Prudential Financial, Inc.'s Vice Chairman, will discuss the company's businesses and strategies. Interested parties may listen to the presentation through a live audio webcast on Prudential Financial's Investor Relations website at www.investor.prudential.com. Please log on at least fifteen minutes early, to register and download and install any necessary softw...
January 29, 2018

Fixed indexed annuity expands Prudential’s commitment to growing and protecting wealth

NEWARK, N.J.--()--Prudential Annuities, the domestic annuity business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), has launched the PruSecure Fixed Indexed Annuity. This is a single-premium, long-term protection solution that earns interest based on stock market performance and/or a fixed rate, with zero exposure to market downturns.

January 29, 2018

Quincy Krosby: Earnings Deluge, Fed Meeting, State of the Union Among Potential Movers

Over one hundred S&P 500 companies will deliver earnings reports this week, including technology giants Apple, Amazon, Alphabet (Google), Facebook, Microsoft, Qualcomm and eBay, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

January 25, 2018

PGIM Real Estate Hires Lisa Davis to lead impact initiatives; new program taps cross-enterprise expertise

NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2018 – Lisa Davis has joined PGIM Real Estate as an executive director and portfolio manager to lead its impact-oriented real estate investment initiatives focused on affordable housing and transformative developments in the United States.

January 24, 2018

Prudential Total Return Bond Fund portfolio managers named Morningstar Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year

NEWARK, N.J.--()--PGIM Investments is proud to announce that the PGIM Fixed Income portfolio managers of the Prudential Total Return Bond Fund (PDBZX) have been named Morningstar’s 2017 Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year. PGIM Investments is the global retail manufacturer and distributor of PGIM, Inc., the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) – a top 10 asset manager globally.1

January 24, 2018

PGIM Real Estate Finance adds Robert Younkin, Garrett Meyers to multifamily originations team

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23, 2018 – PGIM Real Estate Finance has expanded its multifamily originations team with the additions of Robert Younkin and Garrett Meyers to its Western U.S. team. PGIM Real Estate Finance is the commercial mortgage finance business of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

January 24, 2018

Taking Care of Business

Under Lata Reddy, Prudential is blunt about tying its philanthropy to its bottom line. Is this the future of corporate giving? As published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Volume 29, Issue 12, October 2017.

January 22, 2018

The Board of Trustees of Prudential Insurance Funds appoints new independent trustee

NEWARK, N.J., Jan 22, 2018 – Stephen M. Chipman has been named an independent director for Prudential’s Insurance Funds board of trustees. The Prudential Insurance Funds have approximately $179 billion in assets in over 107 mutual funds across its annuities and insurance businesses.