May 14, 2019

Accountants association counts on Prudential for retirement income

When the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants asked their longtime benefit providers for recommendations to help them achieve their retirement goals, Prudential created a simplified solution to provide a guaranteed source of income.

May 13, 2019

The outlook for escalating trade tensions

Nathan Sheets, PGIM Fixed Income’s chief economist and head of global macroeconomic research, recognizes that uncertainties regarding U.S.-China trade tensions have multiplied and provides perspective based on the question of “what do we actually know?”

May 07, 2019

Prudential Financial, Rutgers-Newark partner to cultivate Newark change makers

NEWARK, N.J., May 7, 2019 – Rutgers University-Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor announced today that Prudential Financial has committed $10 million to the Honors Living-Learning Community (HLLC) at Rutgers-Newark – the largest donation ever to Rutgers-Newark – to create the Prudential Scholars Program for Newark residents.

May 06, 2019

Building robots, and a future in STEM, for kids like her

The robots 15-year-old Aja Capel and her students build can follow complex commands, drive around, perform feats of strength, even battle other robots. But don’t worry—she’s not looking to build a robot army. Instead, she’s developing a diverse workforce of scientists and engineers that defy expectations—just like her. 

May 06, 2019

What happens if you’re unable to work?

Workers’ compensation and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) do not cover most challenges workers are likely to face, new Prudential-sponsored research finds.

May 01, 2019

Prudential Financial, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2019 Results

NEWARK, N.J., May 01, 2019 - Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) today reported first quarter results. Net income attributable to Prudential Financial, Inc., was $932 million ($2.22 per Common share) for the first quarter of 2019, compared to $1.363 billion ($3.14 per Common share) for the first quarter of 2018.

April 29, 2019

Implications of a U.S.-China Trade Deal: Who Wins? Who Loses?

As the United States and China work toward a resolution of the ongoing trade war, an important question is whether the agreement will achieve any appreciable further opening of the Chinese economy and, if so, how such gains will be distributed across China’s trading partners.

April 25, 2019

QMA’s Q2 2019 Outlook & Review

Despite the global growth slowdown, QMA projects that the general trend should be up near term, underpinned by central bank dovishness, and reasonably attractive valuations, as detailed in its latest Outlook & Review.

April 24, 2019

Prudential Financial closes $2.6 billion in longevity reinsurance agreements, signaling pre-Brexit rush to de-risk by U.K. pensions

NEWARK, N.J., April 24, 2019 - Prudential Retirement®, a unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), has concluded about $2.6 billion in previously undisclosed longevity reinsurance contracts, an important signal of an unprecedented start to the 2019 U.K. pension risk transfer market.

April 23, 2019

Prudential Financial announces $180 million global investment to solve complex challenges facing opportunity youth, promoting financial wellness of the next generation

Doubling down on its commitment to make lives better by solving the financial challenges of our changing world, Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) is committing more than $180 million through 2025 to support young people aged 15-29 worldwide who lack access to school, training or regular jobs – a segment of the global population often referred to as opportunity youth. This is the largest financial private-sector investment in this group.