2 hrs ago
The Des Moines Register
Branstad, others to woo N.Y. financial leaders
Gov. Terry Branstad will join state officials and community economic development groups on a trip to New York this week aimed at building the state's relationships with insurance and financial services industry executives.
6 hrs ago
Latin American Companies Embrace Benefits
Companies in Latin America are increasing their use of employee benefits programs, including offering voluntary benefits to boost employee productivity and worker satisfaction, according to a recent study released by global insurance and benefits provider MetLife.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
MetLife Board of Directors Sets Date for 2014 Annual Shareholders Meeting
The board of directors of MetLife, Inc. announced today that the company will hold its 2014 annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 , beginning at 11:30 a.m. in New York City .
Fitch: Tepid Market for U.S. Funding Agreement-Backed Notes
Fitch Ratings estimates that 2013 will represent the fifth-straight year of issuance levels below $16 billion for funding agreement-backed notes by U.S. life insurers.
New York Jets
The Best Advice I've Ever Gotten
Have you ever seen or heard a quote on TV, in a subway ad or on Twitter that suddenly changes your life? I have, and I remember the moment like it was yesterday.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Electric Daisy Carnival NY will be returning to MetLife Stadium
" Tickets are on sale THIS Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 9am EST through Ticketmaster. The weekend festival will be a transformative celebration of music and art, featuring multiple stages, full-scale carnival rides and attractions, dozens of theatrical performers & pyrotechnics to light up the night sky! GA tix are tiered and start at $199 + fees followed ... (more)
QQQ, KBWI: Big ETF Inflows
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the PowerShares QQQ , which added 7.1 million units, or a 1.4% increase week over week.
Transit officials to discuss NJ Super Bowl plans
Officials from the New York area's public transportation agencies are discussing their plans for the first Super Bowl to be played outdoors in a cold-weather locale.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Frazier's ex-manager recalls...
In this April 2, 2009 file photo, Boxing legend Joe Frazier poses for a portrait in New York.
2 Picks From Barron's 'Top Ten Stocks For 2014' List
Barron's, the noted and well-followed industry weekly published its list of favorite picks for 2014 this weekend.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Journal and Courier
VA offering dental insurance
The Veterans Administration is partnering with Delta Dental and MetLife to allow eligible veterans, plus family members receiving care under the Civilian Health and Medical Program to purchase dental insurance.
RI state police receiving donation of 130 cameras
Rhode Island state police say insurance giant MetLife Inc. is donating 130 digital cameras to strengthen police efforts to prevent and deter criminal activity, including insurance fraud.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
LISC and MetLife Foundation Partner to Help Low-Income Families Build Stable Financial Futures
Multi-million dollar commitment supports LISC's network of Financial Opportunity Centers in 30 cities in the U.S. SOURCE: MetLife Inc. DESCRIPTION: BOSTON , December 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - MetLife Foundation and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation [LISC], a national nonprofit focused on revitalizing underserved communities, are partnering to ... (more)
Just Released: "United States Group Life Insurance: Market Update"
This report is the result of Timetric's extensive market research covering the Group Life Insurance market in the US.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Washington Post
Genworth CEO Says Higher Rates Can Blunt Long-Term Care Errors
Genworth Financial Inc., the largest seller of long-term care coverage, is counting on periodic rate increases of 2 percent to 4 percent to maintain profit targets, after larger insurers retreated from the business to limit risk.
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Zurich American Insurance Company and Its Affiliates
A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength rating of A+ and issuer credit ratings of "aa-" of the primary life/health insurance subsidiaries of MetLife [NYSE: MET].
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Insurance News Net
Consumers Weigh Risks, Other Factors Affecting The Cost Of Annuities
With 2014 shaping up to be an active year in corporate pension risk transfer, institutional advisors may want to think about the factors affecting the cost for annuities that are used to guarantee pension obligations.
New Market Report Now Available: United States Individual Life Insurance: Market Update
This report is the result of Timetric's extensive market research covering the Individual Life Insurance market in the US.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
MetLife Approves Fourth Quarter Preferred Stock Dividends
According to a release, both dividends are payable Dec. 16 , to shareholders of record as of Nov. 30 .
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Why I Sold High Yielding Cincinnati Financial Out Of My Dividend Portfolio
The last time I wrote about Cincinnati Financial Corporation I stated, "I'm going to take another pass on this stock right now and evaluate again after earnings."