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  • After-hours buzz: Pep Boys, Fitbit, Kohl's & more Monday, 28 Dec 2015 | 5:58 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Dec. 28, 2015.

    Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Monday: Pep Boys, Fitbit, Kohl's & more

  • WATERLOO, Iowa, Dec 23- Matt Happel and Pam Egli are first cousins, part of a sprawling family so big it rents a church hall for Christmas parties. Happel, now a 40- year-old divorced father of three, was laid off in April from Deere& Co.' s transmission factory in Waterloo, where he earned $21 an hour on the assembly line. The Iowa cousins' Wall Street connection is a single,...

  • *China's insurers on recruiting surge for sales agents. *Mis-selling in Korea, Japan grew with part-time agents. In an immature market with less than half the penetration of the United States, and about a quarter of Japan's, China's insurers tapped the rising demand mainly by selling through banks, until regulators curtailed that channel last year over concerns...

  • COLUMN-Pensions take another hit Thursday, 19 Nov 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    CHICAGO, Nov 19- Congress pounded one more nail in the coffin of traditional pensions earlier this month- and it did not have to happen. Adding insult to injury, Congress did not increase funding for multi-employer pension funds- even though it is in much worse financial shape than PBGC's single-employer program; multi-employer premiums are not counted as...

  • Nov 18- Willis Group Holdings is considering increasing its offer for Towers Watson& Co after failing to muster enough shareholder support for its $18 billion merger with the human resources consultancy, a person with knowledge of the matter said. Earlier today, Towers Watson said it planned to reconvene the shareholder meeting on Friday.

  • Nov 18- Towers Watson& Co adjourned a shareholder meeting on Wednesday after it failed to muster enough support for its $18 billion merger with insurance broker Willis Group Holdings, according to two people familiar with the matter. Towers Watson now plans to reconvene the shareholder meeting on Friday, according to the two sources, who spoke on condition of...

  • Early movers: HUM, CI, DIS, DD, DWA, SHAK & more Friday, 6 Nov 2015 | 8:07 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    These are the stocks posting the largest moves before the bell: HUM, CI, DIS, DD, DWA, SHAK & more

  • Wall Street seeks 6th winning week Friday, 6 Nov 2015 | 7:02 AM ET

  • Early movers: V, GE, EL, COTY, TW, CMG, BA & more Monday, 2 Nov 2015 | 7:47 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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

  • CHICAGO, Sept 24- Would you like some advice with that 401 plan? Two of the leading companies in online investment advice launched initiatives this month aimed at getting more personalized financial advice to workplace retirement savers. Meanwhile, Financial Engines- the current leader in 401 financial advisory services- is giving more workers access to its...

  • Sept 24- Towers Watson& Co Chief Executive John Haley sold shares in the human resources consultancy for a profit of about $9.7 million while the company was discussing a merger with Willis Group Holdings, the Wall Street Journal reported. The announcement of the $18 billion deal on June 30 wiped out more than $800 million from Towers Watson's market value.

  • LONDON, Sept 7- The combined assets of the world's largest 300 pension funds grew more than 3 percent in 2014 to a new high of more than $15 trillion, driven by retirement saving in North America and Europe, a study showed on Monday. North America had the highest five-year combined compound growth rate of around 8 percent, according to the study, compiled by...

  • AMSTERDAM, Aug 29- The Dutch public employees' pension fund, the world's third largest, has sold all its shares in pharmaceuticals maker Mylan after it emerged that one of the company's products is in stock at a U.S. prison where death sentences are carried out. The move by ABP, which had $416 billion in assets in 2014 according to consultancy Towers Watson, is thought...

  • BOSTON, Aug 27- Pay for outside directors at large U.S. companies reached a record $250,000 last year, driven by higher stock values, according to a study released on Thursday by consulting firm Towers Watson. Paul Conley, a Towers Watson division leader, said director pay has been rising in the face of new financial regulations and because of public attention to...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 27- As the stock market has whipsawed over the past two weeks, young workers who have all their retirement funds tied up in long-range target-date funds may have been the hardest hit. The average 25- year-old fully invested in a 2060 target-date fund series saw a 10 percent decline in account value from the market's recent peak on July 17 through...

  • The big splash came when Netflix Inc announced on Aug. 4 that it would start offering new parents up to a year of paid leave. Not bad, considering paid maternity leave in the United States is usually about 30 days, according to Mary Tavarozzi, a senior consultant with benefit consultant group Towers Watson. On the heels of Netflix's announcement, a number of other...

  • Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks declined about 1 percent after a surprising move overnight by the People's Bank of China to depreciate the yuan by nearly 2 percent.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a sharply lower open on Tuesday after the PBoC allowed the yuan to depreciate 2 percent against the U.S. dollar.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a sharply lower open on Tuesday after the PBoC allowed the yuan to depreciate 2 percent against the U.S. dollar.

  • Investors eye positive catalysts in oil, Google Monday, 10 Aug 2015 | 6:38 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Growth will be the focus as investors look for a continued bounce in equities amid minor reports, oil prices, earnings and news out of Google.