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Stock investors are freaking out about bonds ending a 3 decadelong bull run—but should they be? - MarketWatch

2018-04-23 marketwatch
Government bond yields climbing and a shrinking gap between short-term and long-term Treasury rates have prompted some consternation on Wall Street, driving equity prices lower as investors fret about what these dynamics mean for U.S. economic growth as it enters its ninth year of expansion.
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Interest-rate worries may not be offset by good earnings news in the week ahead

2018-04-20 cnbc
Rising interest rates and inflation worries could hang over the stock market in the coming week, as investors look to a big flood of earnings news to lift some of their anxiety.
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Unum - Is It Time To Buy This Insurer?

2018-04-20 seekingalpha
I haven’t touched on the Company in some time, but last Summer I wrote that it was time to take profits on Unum (NYSE:UNM). I laid out the argument that at $48.86, the price was just too high. I asserted that Unum was riding the wave created by an increasingly Hawkish Federal Reserve which was propelling most financial stocks higher. I argued that weak top-line growth combined with the fact that increases in earnings per share, largely powered by share buy-backs, weren’t enough to justify the surge in valuation.
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Prudential’s Individual Annuities and Life Business

2018-04-20 marketrealist
Prudential Financial’s (PRU) individual annuities segment’s adjusted operating income rose by $119 million to $541 million in 4Q17 from $422 million in 4Q16. However, this amount includes the impact of significant items. If this impact is excluded, its operating income rose $103 million, boosted by policy fees.
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A Look at the PGIM Ultra-Short Bond ETF

2018-04-19 marketrealist
PGIM, which distributes Prudential Financial’s (PRU) retail products, has introduced the PGIM Ultra-Short Bond ETF, an actively managed fund focusing on capital appreciation and income generation. The diversified fund aims to manage risk.
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What Lies Ahead for Prudential Financial?

2018-04-19 marketrealist
Prudential Financial (PRU) has a positive outlook for its 2017 results. Despite being impacted by expenses in 4Q17, the company still has strong fundamentals. Wall Street analysts’ high and low EPS (earnings per share) estimates for Prudential are $3.10 and $2.61, respectively, for 1Q18. Their average estimate of $2.97 implies a quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year rise.
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MOVES-Prudential's PGIM names Ken Poliziani chief marketing officer

2018-04-17 reuters
April 17 (Reuters) - PGIM, the asset management arm of Prudential Financial, named Ken Poliziani as its first chief marketing officer.
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Weighing The Week Ahead: Do Stock Prices Already Reflect Strong Earnings?

2018-04-15 seekingalpha
The economic calendar is normal, with an emphasis on housing. Earnings season begins in earnest, with widespread, high expectations. Especially after Friday’s selloff, many will be wondering:
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Dow closes more than 200 points lower after Trump taunts Russia

2018-04-11 cnbc
Stocks fell on Wednesday after President Donald Trump taunted Russia on Twitter to "get ready" for a possible missile strike on Syria.
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The MnM Portfolio, Mar 2018 - A Leaner And Meaner Portfolio

2018-04-11 seekingalpha
This month’s article marks the thirty-seventh installment in my on-going series outlining my efforts to achieve dividend growth success. The portfolio is nicknamed the MnM portfolio, which is a moniker for “Minne(sota) ‘n Monthly.”
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U.S. companies found ways to avoid taxes before tax cut bill -report

2018-04-10 reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fifteen U.S. corporations including online retailer Inc (AMZN.O), power company Duke Energy Corp (DUK.N) and insurer Prudential Financial Inc (PRU.N) avoided U.S. tax on nearly $25 billion in combined profits last year, a tax watchdog group said on Tuesday.
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Working in retirement can pay off big

2018-04-10 cnbc
When Jillian Cain retired at 62 from her job as an executive assistant, it gave her the opportunity to pursue another lifelong goal: selling photographs.
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Moving Average Crossover Alert: ING Group, N.V. (ING)

2018-04-09 zacks
ING Group, N.V. (ING - Free Report) could be a stock to avoid from a technical perspective, as the firm is seeing unfavorable trends on the moving average crossover front. Recently, the 50 Day Moving Average for ING broke out below the 200 Day Simple Moving Average, suggesting short-term bearishness.
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Moving Average Crossover Alert: Arconic Inc. (ARNC)

2018-04-09 zacks
Arconic Inc. (ARNC - Free Report) could be a stock to avoid from a technical perspective, as the firm is seeing unfavorable trends on the moving average crossover front. Recently, the 50 Day Moving Average for ARNC broke out below the 200 Day Simple Moving Average, suggesting short-term bearishness.
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