July 02, 2018

Escalating trade tensions have markets defensive as holiday week begins

In this shortened Fourth of July week, tariff-related issues are a major focus as U.S. tariffs against Chinese goods are due to be implemented on July 6, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

June 29, 2018

Quincy Krosby’s Q3 2018 Commentary: The Road to Normal

We’re in a new environment that could shift if markets sense the Fed is making a policy mistake. This new backdrop calls for caution and selectivity, as companies now must earn investor approval as markets adjust, says Quincy Krosby, Prudential's chief market strategist in her Q3 2018 Market Commentary: “The Road to Normal

June 28, 2018

Prudential sustainability report focused on financial wellness, diversity and responsible impact

NEWARK, N.J., June 28, 2018 - Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) released today its 2017 sustainability report, detailing how the company supports its four building blocks of long-term vitality: customer focus, responsible impact, talent focus and financial strength.

June 28, 2018

Congress looks to Prudential for veteran hiring best practices

U.S. congressional leaders listened carefully as Chuck Sevola described Prudential’s collaboration with Workforce Opportunity Services to hire veterans and help them transition to the civilian workplace.

June 27, 2018

Prudential Financial to Announce Second Quarter 2018 Earnings; Schedules Conference Call

NEWARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 27, 2018-- Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) will release its second quarter 2018 earnings on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, after the market closes. The earnings news release, the financial supplement and related materials will be posted on the company's Investor Relations website at: investor.prudential.com. Members of Prudential's senior management will host a conference call on Thursday, August 2, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. ET, to discuss with the investment community the company's second quarter results. Conference Call Information ...
June 26, 2018

Gen X gig economy workers struggling to gain financial wellness, Prudential study finds

NEWARK, N.J., June 26, 2018 - The “gig economy”—which includes everyone from rideshare drivers to freelance graphic designers—has become an important source of income for three generations of Americans: Millennials, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers. However, the financial wellness and retirement preparedness of these gig workers are far from assured—particularly for Gen Xers, according to a new research paper from Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

June 25, 2018

Jennison Associates strengthens consultant relations team

NEW YORK, June 25, 2018 - Jennison Associates announced today that Christine Schneider and Greg Weissman have joined the Global Distribution team as consultant relations professionals. The senior roles will be primarily responsible for the management of consultant relationships and secondarily, as relationship management for select clients in the promotion of Jennison’s capabilities across the U.S. and global markets.

June 25, 2018

Trade, Fed speakers, data releases may be market movers this week

Escalating trade tensions will continue to dominate headlines this week as markets try to determine where this issue is headed, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

June 20, 2018

QMA accelerates brand growth; hires Lee Shapcott as global chief marketing officer

NEWARK, N.J., June 20, 2018 - Lee Shapcott will join QMA as global chief marketing officer, dedicated to building upon the strength and reputation of the QMA brand as the company continues to focus on its global growth. QMA, with approximately $128 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2018, is the quantitative equity and global multi-asset solutions business of PGIM Inc., the $1 trillion-plus global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

June 19, 2018

Under new tax law, finance leaders show appetite for pension de-risking

The passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is driving senior finance executives to reduce the liability risks associated with their corporate defined benefit (DB) pension plans. That revelation was one of the important findings of a new study conducted by CFO Research in collaboration with Prudential Financial, focusing on how the new tax law is influencing a range of pension fund-related decisions.