Wachovia buying Prudential brokerage business

...Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire Prudential Financial Inc.'s retail brokerage...firm, while Newark, N.J.-based Prudential would own the remaining 38 percent...combine Wachovia's 8,109 brokers with Prudential's 4,377 brokers. The new firm...

Regulators bring civil charges against former Prudential brokers

...The growing mutual fund scandal struck Prudential Securities Inc. on Tuesday as state...former brokers and branch managers at Prudential's Boston office alleging improper...thousands of market timing trades, and that Prudential ignored as many as 30,000 warning...

Amended complaint alleges mutual fund trading fraud by Prudential brokers

BOSTON -- Five former Prudential Securities brokers and their manager...the fraud case against the former Prudential employees. The case is also the...SEC initially accused the former Prudential employees of wrongdoing in November...

AMA opposes Aetna purchase of Prudential's Health care business

...Aetna Inc.'s $1 billion purchase of Prudential Insurance Co.'s health-care business...said. Kevin Heine, a spokesman for Prudential, declined to comment on the letter...customers and for the individuals covered by Prudential right now," he added. The Justice...

Augusta financial adviser explains gender differences in retirement

...Primary care obligations are much more on the forefront for women," said Meg DePalma, a regional vice president at Prudential Annuities, covering Georgia and South Carolina.DePalma, speaking at a Women in Business luncheon on Tuesday for the Augusta...

Boxer Steve Cunningham finds new hope after daughter receives new heart

...were supposed to wait for her to expire," said Cunningham, who fights Antonio Tarver in a heavyweight bout Friday at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. "It was like the end of the world is happening in two hours or 10 weeks. There's nothing you...

Stocks edge higher as European Central Bank says it's ready to provide more support if needed

...whatever it takes to grow the eurozone economy and he's holding to that promise," said Quincy Krosby, a market strategist at Prudential Financial.European markets jumped on the news. Germany's DAX closed up 2.7 percent, France's CAC-40 rose 2.2...

Blues hand Blackhawks first home loss

...Kings shut out the Blues 3-0. DEVILS: Hired David Collins as the organization's executive vice president and chief financial officer.Devils and Prudential Center chief executive Scott O'Neil announced the hiring on Wednesday.

US stock surge snaps 6-day losing streak on Wall Street

...bargain-hunting and buy low. "That always leads to a bounce or spike in the market," said Quincy Krosby, market strategist for Prudential Financial.Another factor was believed to be a comment on Wednesday from the head of the New York Federal Reserve Bank...

Biz Bits

...honor: Named the resale agent of the month for March by Prudential Beazley Real Estate. ROXANNE BENTLEYAward/honor: Named the new homes agent of the month for March by Prudential Beazley Real Estate. DR. SELINA SMITHAward/honor: Elected...