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).

April 17, 2018

Jersey City renews $208 million government plan with Prudential Retirement

NEWARK, N.J., April 17, 2018 - Jersey City, the second-most-populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, will continue to utilize Prudential Retirement as the recordkeeper for its $208 million governmental retirement plan. Prudential Retirement, among the industry’s largest recordkeepers, is a business unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU).

April 17, 2018

How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act may affect your taxes

Prudential Vice President of Individual Life Insurance Jill Perlin breaks down how the tax reform act may affect your taxes now and in the future.

April 16, 2018

PGIM Fixed Income Q2 outlook: At cruising altitude with seat belts at the ready

The second quarter 2018 edition of PGIM Fixed Income’s quarterly outlook leads off with “Air Pockets at Cruising Speed—Welcome to QT” by Robert Tipp, CFA, chief investment strategist and head of Global Bonds. In examining some prevalent market concerns, including quantitative tightening, Tipp provides some perspective on how investors might consider these issues after Q1’s volatility.

April 16, 2018

Market reaction to U.S. strike in Syria muted, focus returns to Fed, earnings, retail sales

Fears that the targeted missile strike in Syria by the U.S. and its allies could cause a widening of the conflict in the region have not yet impacted the market, while investors will turn attention to earnings, retail sales and a parade of speakers from the Federal Reserve, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

April 13, 2018

Expanded parental leave means more than extra days off

To a newborn, 10 weeks is a lifetime. To his or her parents, it can be the foundation to a better life. Yet, only 14 percent of private sector employees receive any paid time off during this critical bonding period. Fortunately, times are changing. On April 1, Prudential Financial increased the period of 100 percent paid parental leave available to eligible employees and Prudential Advisors financial professionals.

April 12, 2018

What can financial services companies learn from “disruptors”?

Twenty years ago, waiting a week for delivery of something you ordered seemed pretty reasonable and relatively quick. Consider how unreasonable that seems today. If you have to pay for shipping or if your stuff doesn’t show up in two days, life no longer seems fair!

April 10, 2018

PGIM Investments enters the active ETF market with fixed income strategy

NEWARK, N.J., April 10, 2018 - PGIM Investments has entered the exchange-traded fund space with the launch of the PGIM Ultra Short Bond ETF (NYSE ARCA:PULS). The fund is a diversified, fixed income, actively managed ETF that aims to deliver current income and capital appreciation with a focus on managing risk. PGIM Investments is the worldwide distributor of retail products for PGIM, Inc., the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU)—a top 10 asset manager globally.