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  • TORONTO, Feb 13- The profits of Canadian life insurers grew in the fourth quarter, as higher returns from growing wealth management units offset uneven insurance sales, highlighting a shift in business as the companies cut risk in the wake of the financial crisis.

  • TORONTO, Feb 13- Manulife Financial Corp reported a 20 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit as stronger mutual fund sales and a C $350 million gain on the sale of its Taiwan insurance business offset weaker insurance sales, but results still fell short of estimates.

  • Citi picks AIA for Asia distribution deal Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 8:34 PM ET

    Citigroup has picked AIA as its partner in a deal that allows the insurer's products to be sold through the U.S. bank's network. The FT reports.

  • Goldman sees 'creative destruction' in these trends Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 7:51 PM ET

    The investment bank highlights eight industry themes it describes as "creative destruction" - trends that make it necessary for companies to either "adapt or die."

  • Stock traders on the lookout for higher yields sting Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 10:05 PM ET

    Already cranky about the Fed, stock traders will be eyeing the Treasury's 10-year note auction Wednesday to see whether it helps drive interest rates higher.

  • What's more feared than death? Long-term care Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    More middle-age workers fear the financial consequences of a critical illness than fear dying from that illness, but few are preparing for that possibility, a survey finds.

  • Early Movers: CLWR, S, AAPL & More Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 7:47 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • *Debt crises in Europe and U.S. could hit markets. With debt crises in Europe and the United States pressuring stocks and threatening another severe market downturn, analysts say one or more of the insurers could cut profit targets when they start reporting results on Wednesday.

  • *TD Securities raises Sun Life Financial price target to C $28 from. *TD Securities raises Manulife Financial price target to C $15 from. *TD Securities raises Industrial Alliance price target to C $28 from.

  • Stocks Slide on Euro Fears; Finish Off Lows Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 4:04 PM ET

    A fresh round of concern over European debt combined with some downbeat news out of the technology sector to send U.S. stocks sharply lower Monday.

  • Earnings Roundup: May 4 Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, May 4.

  • Phony Rally? What You Should Know Monday, 19 Apr 2010 | 5:22 PM ET

    A phony rally? This is why pros do not like the Dow: As of this writing, the Dow has moved 60 points in the past 45 minutes, it is now up 40 points for the day, but wait a minute: there are 2 stocks declining for every 1 advancing at the NYSE!

  • Did The Correction Begin This Week? Friday, 22 Jan 2010 | 5:25 PM ET

    Eager to learn if the recent downturn is the start of a larger correction, investors are closely watching the action in bank stocks? Are they starting to crack?

  • Stadium Naming Deals Gone Bust Wednesday, 20 Jan 2010 | 4:45 PM ET
    When a company spends millions to put their company name on a major stadium, controversy often follows as the value of such an expenditure is difficult to track. Major stadium naming deals have also seen another trend: corporate failures.Throughout the booms and busts of the American economy, many companies who have chosen to embark on a naming rights contract have seen their companies suffer financially or even collapse within several years of a naming deal. Although external, indirectly relate

    When a company spends millions to put their company name on a major stadium, controversy often follows as the value of such an expenditure is difficult to track.

  • Are Naming Rights Deals A Good Buy? Wednesday, 20 Jan 2010 | 2:46 PM ET

    Every time a company buys naming rights to a stadium, their executives get challenged. Is this really a good deal? Why does it seem like companies who have put their name on stadiums face greater economic trouble than those who pass on the idea?

  • Hartford In Talks To Sell Life Insurance Unit Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 5:02 PM ET
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    Hartford Financial Services Group is in talks to sell most of its life insurance unit to Canada's Sun Life Financial, according to the Wall Street Journal.

  • Pops & Drops: Google, Campbell Soup... Wednesday, 24 Dec 2008 | 3:40 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Google and Campbell Soup popped while New York Times and Hess dropped.

  • Pops & Drops: Microsoft, Staples... Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 6:33 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Microsoft and Staples popped while Mosaic and Beazer dropped.

  • Stock Picks With Northern Exposure Monday, 21 Jul 2008 | 12:16 PM ET

    If you ask him for directions, Andrew Pyle will point you north.  The wealth adviser for Scotia MacLeod Group and the Armstrong Pyle Group sees major opportunities for U.S. investors in Canada.