NU Online News Service, Oct. 28, 2004, 3:40 p.m. EST

The Principal Financial Group has introduced a new online research center to permit researchers to gain access to its expertise on financial and insurance matters.[@@]

The site is available to anyone seeking primary research, expert commentary and trend analysis from the Principal, Des Moines, Iowa.

In addition to original research, the site offers expert analysis of trends affecting employers, employees and institutional investors, along with a variety of educational resources, Principal says.

The site’s URL is www.principal.com/principalresearch