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  • Legg Mason names new chairman

    Legg Mason names new chairman
    Legg Mason Inc. announced the appointment of Dennis M. Kass, an independent director and former CEO, as its new chairman during the annual shareholders meeting Tuesday. Kass, 62, joined the board of the Baltimore-based money manager in April and replaces...
  • A Giant Returns After Massive Overhaul

     A Giant Returns After Massive Overhaul
    The Hartford Financial Services Group endured a massive overhaul in the past year and a half that resulted in a smaller company with far fewer employees. The remaining employees, however, say they enjoy working for a property-casualty and mutual funds...
  • Protecting yourself from the costs of long-term care

    There's no denying it: Most of us are going to need some form of long-term health care during our golden years. And costs of such care are rising. Genworth Financial recently released its long-term care Cost of Care Survey for 2013, and the results are...
  • William H. Gray III dies at 71; influential Philadelphia politician

    William H. Gray III, a Baptist minister and Democrat from Philadelphia who during six terms in Congress became the first black party whip — the No. 3 leadership post — and first black chairman of the House Budget Committee, has died. He was...
  • Orange students honored for changing communities

     
    Two Orange County students have been honored for making an impact out of proportion with their young years. Tiffany Tang of Cypress Creek High was named a “Distinguished Finalist” and Merrie Grace Harding was awarded a “Certificate of...
  • The Hartford To Sell Life Insurance Unit To Prudential In $1.5 Billion Transaction

    The Hartford Financial Services Group announced Thursday it is selling its life insurance business to Prudential Financial Inc., in a deal valued at $1.5 billion. About 1,000 employees — including nearly 200 in Connecticut — work for The...
  • REUTERS: MetLife, Prudential Profits Rise On Derivative Gains

    Profit at MetLife Inc., the largest U.S. life insurer, doubled in the second quarter after a huge gain on derivatives tied to falling interest rates, and operating results at the company beat Wall Street expectations on double-digit growth in the...
  • Prudential Retirement Is Managing 401(k) Plan For Major Casino Owner, MGM Resorts

    People who work for one of the nation's largest casino-and-resort owners will have their retirement money in a much less risky investment than the roulette wheel — a 401(k) plan overseen by Hartford-based Prudential Retirement. Prudential...
  • Insight: What if baby boomers don't live forever?

    Insight: What if baby boomers don't live forever?
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - What if the generation that once rocked out to The Who's "hope I die before I get old" line actually does? Most retirement plans and federal budget projections assume baby boomers -- those Americans born between 1946 and 1964 --...
  • Bloomberg: Prudential Top Bidder For Hartford Life Insurance Business

    CHICAGO - Insurer Prudential Financial Inc. has emerged as the top bidder for the individual life insurance business of rival The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., a sale that could be worth roughly $1 billion, Bloomberg reported on Friday. A...
  • Stocks plunge amid fears of a slowing economy

    Stocks plunge amid fears of a slowing economy
    NEW YORK — This year's dizzying stock market rally was halted with the biggest one-day plunge of the year. The Dow Jones industrial average slumped almost 354 points Thursday amid fears that the economy will slow now that the Federal Reserve has...