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  • Stocks log longest winning streak in six months

    The stock market logged its longest winning streak in six months Monday as another big week for company earnings began. Halliburton, an oil and gas drilling company, rose after reporting a first quarter profit on rising revenue in the Middle East and...
  • U.S. economic growth revised sharply downward

    U.S. economic growth revised sharply downward
    WASHINGTON — The recovery appeared to be reaching escape velocity at the end of December, but it turns out the economy wasn't expanding quite as fast as initially thought — and that doesn't bode well for hopes of a breakout this year. The...
  • Stocks rise more than 1% despite weak jobs report

    Stocks rise more than 1% despite weak jobs report
    NEW YORK -- Stocks rallied about 1% despite the U.S. Labor Department's report showing weaker-than-expected employment growth last month. Investors appeared to look on the brighter side of the federal government's closely watched barometer of the...
  • Stocks falter as some earnings disappoint

    The stock market finished mostly lower on Thursday as investors assessed the latest batch of company earnings and sold utility and energy stocks. Tesla, a maker of electric cars, fell after reporting a first-quarter loss and saying it would need to...
  • 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 --...
  • 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...
  • As The Hartford Sells Business Units, Future Use Of Capital Shows Promise

    The Hartford Financial Services Group will probably use proceeds from the sale of several business units to pay off debt and buy back shares of company stock, analysts say. The last of several large divestitures was announced last week with the planned...
  • Prudential Retirement Recruits Executive From U.S. Department Of Labor

    Prudential Retirement announced that it has a new senior vice president and head of the company's Stable Value business, starting Monday. Michael L. Davis, 46, will oversee "in-plan and third-party value product management," which means retirement...
  • Annuity Sales Continue Decline In Third Quarter, Pressured By Low Interest Rates

    Annuity sales continued to decline during the third quarter, driven by a low-interest-rate environment that has companies cutting back on benefits and increasing prices, which affects customers' demand for the financial product. Annuities require that...
  • The Hartford Completes Sale Of Woodbury Financial Brokerage To AIG

    The Hartford Financial Services Group said Monday it has completed its sale of Woodbury Financial Services to American International Group Inc. The Hartford said in August it reached a deal to sell Woodbury Financial for $115 million — $25...
  • The Hartford: Sale Of 3 Units Completed This Week

    The Hartford started the new year by announcing that it has closed on several major transactions related to the company's transformation announced last March. The Hartford Financial Services Group said Wednesday that it had completed the sale of three...