BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Last week's deal by Prudential Financial to take on $26 billion of the retirement liabilities of General Motors has reignited a part of the American insurance market that had been bouncing along the bottom in recent years.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Each panelist at a recent Toronto real estate conference had a reason why the city's condo market is not a bubble. But the developers, the lender, the receiver, the marketer and the real estate agent each talked about the things that worry them.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google is searching for the answer to a four-billion-dollar question: can a new, gentler approach from a U.S. tech giant persuade the European Union to be more lenient in competition cases?
TORONTO (Reuters) - Talking about Toronto's condo craze has become something of a sport for residents of Canada's largest city, where soaring real estate prices and a forest of construction cranes have fed speculation of a real estate bubble.
MADRID/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Spain is expected to ask the euro zone for help with recapitalizing its banks this weekend, sources in Brussels and Berlin said on Friday, becoming the fourth country to seek assistance since Europe's debt crisis began.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Morningstar Inc is reviewing its rating on BlackRock Inc's Energy & Resources Fund due to a potential conflict of interest regarding one its portfolio managers, the investment research company said.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Despite heading into what looks to be a third straight summer of volatile markets, big U.S. brokerages and financial advisers say investors should not abandon stocks, though many advise caution on buying more.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Whenever the threat of an economic slowdown starts hulking around like a cranky bear, I look to essentials that are important to me as a long-term investor, like energy. Then I consider what investors need most while they watch share prices dip, and that is steady dividends.