May 07, 2018

Deadline on Iran nuclear deal, inflation data, Fed speakers and earnings in focus this week

Important barometers of inflation—the Producer Price Index (PPI) and Consumer Price Index (CPI) come out this week; however, U.S.-China trade negotiations and the Trump administration’s deadline on the Iran nuclear deal may dominate headlines, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

May 03, 2018

Veterans find healing, growth through farming in Prudential-sponsored film

“There’s always been this connection between post-military life and agriculture,” says Shawn Efran, director of “The Farm,” a short documentary produced by Tribeca Studios in association with Prudential. The film is the second produced through a 2017 Prudential partnership with Tribeca Studios intended to highlight the employment challenges faced by veterans.

May 02, 2018

Prudential Financial, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2018 Results

NEWARK, N.J., May 02, 2018 - Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) today reported first quarter results. Net income attributable to Prudential Financial, Inc., was $1.363 billion ($3.14 per Common share) for the first quarter of 2018, compared to $1.369 billion ($3.09 per Common share) for the first quarter of 2017. After-tax adjusted operating income was $1.340 billion ($3.08 per Common share) for the first quarter of 2018, compared to $1.237 billion ($2.79 per Common share) for the first quarter of 2017.

May 01, 2018

Spirit of Community honoree helps close vision care gap

Paloma Rambana has fuzzy vision caused by a congenital eye condition and uses a video magnifier to read and see around her classroom at school. When the magnifier broke—and she couldn’t get state funding for new one—she gained a new personal vision that helped secure $1.25 million in Florida state funding for children with visual impairments.

May 01, 2018

Kunal Patel joins PGIM Fixed Income’s London office

LONDON, May 1, 2018 - PGIM Fixed Income today announced that Kunal Patel, CFA, has joined the firm’s London office, as a vice president covering U.K. pension funds, insurance companies and consultants. Patel will report to Sarah McMullen, Principal, head of U.K. Client Advisory.

April 30, 2018

America’s top 10 youth volunteers of 2018 named at 23rd annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 30, 2018  – For community service initiatives that range from leading a march against violence to providing service dogs to people in need, 10 students were named America’s top youth volunteers of 2018 today by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a national program sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).

April 30, 2018

Apple earnings, trade negotiations, payroll data, FOMC dominate market headlines

Earnings reports continue to maintain investor focus this week as Apple and other big names report; the U.S. and China begin trade negotiations; and steel and aluminum tariffs are due to be imposed May 1, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

April 23, 2018

Market eyes big tech earnings as treasury yield rises

The earnings season deluge continues with Alphabet, Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft reporting, among many others; however, market watchers will focus equally on the 10-year Treasury yield as it inches closer to 3 percent, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

April 18, 2018

Prudential employees volunteer nearly 80,000 hours to worthy causes

For National Volunteer Week, Prudential celebrates its employees, who volunteered for more than 350 organizations in 2017. Like Jacqueline Howard, a copywriting manager for Prudential Individual Life Insurance, who has fostered more than a hundred greyhounds for the nonprofit organization Greyhound Friends of New Jersey. 

April 17, 2018

Ken Poliziani named PGIM’s chief marketing officer, to lead global brand growth

NEWARK, N.J., April 17, 2018 - PGIM today announced that Ken Poliziani has joined the firm as its first chief marketing officer. In his new role, Poliziani will be responsible for building on the strength and reputation of the overall PGIM brand as the company continues its global growth. PGIM, Inc., among the world’s top 10 asset managers with $1.2 trillion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017, is the global investment management businesses of U.S.-based Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).