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Flood Insurance Will Lapse If Senate Does Not Act

July 30, 2018

Via: Insurance Journal

There is not a lot time left to avoid a lapse in the federal government’s flood insurance program. The Senate is expected to follow the House, which voted last week to temporarily reauthorize the program. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell […]


Activity, Insurance

Blockchain Is Tech Evolution That Will Create Re/Insurance Revolution: B3i’s Marke

July 11, 2018

Via: Insurance Journal

Blockchain technology is moving out of the lab and into the insurance business. It’s moving past the hype phase and is edging closer to providing real-life efficiency improvements for the industry. It’s been a slow and evolutionary process—one that ultimately […]


Activity, Capital and risk, Credit, Insurance, Trading

Trade Credit Insurance Could Get Boost from Trade War

July 6, 2018

Via: Insurance Journal

Trade tensions sound like a great opportunity to underwriters of a little-known insurance product. U.S. President Donald Trump set off fears of a global trade war with tariffs on metals and an array of imports from China. As countries ratchet […]


Activity, Insurance

Why Property & Casualty Insurance Should Not Be Optional

May 9, 2018

Via: TheStreet

The U.S. property & casualty insurance industry pays out more than $400 billion in policy benefits, according to the American Insurance Association. The industry also employs about 2.3 million people, making property & casualty (or “P&C,” as insurance insiders call […]


Activity, Insurance

Why Long-Term Care Insurance Is a Bad Investment

March 7, 2018

Via: TheStreet

Long-term care insurance is supposed to ease fears about long-term health care, but advisors warn that it can do the opposite. Long-term care insurance can increase rather than reduce risk in retirement, according to financial planner Melinda Kibler of Palisades […]


Activity, Insurance

Why annuities are a bad idea for almost everyone

March 5, 2018

Via: Market Watch

“Don’t lose money in the Wall Street casino!” the radio announcer blared. “It could take a lifetime to make up your losses in the stock market.” Unless your lifetime is five years — that’s how long it took the market […]


Activity, Investment banking

5 ETFs that nervous investors can use as insurance against a stock-market crash

March 2, 2018

Via: Market Watch

There’s a lot of talk lately about risks in the stock market, and for good reason. Over about six weeks, the S&P 500 index SPX, -0.46% has seesawed pretty dramatically, including a fall from all-time highs around 2,870 to a […]


Activity, Insurance

Tennessee Captive Insurance Companies Exceed $1 Billion in Premiums

January 19, 2018

Via: Insurance Journal

The state of Tennessee saw domestic captive insurance companies exceed $1 billion in written premiums in 2017 for the first time – a milestone for Tennessee’s burgeoning captive insurance marketplace. In addition to setting a new benchmark in premiums, the […]


Activity, Insurance

Why States Should Drop Insurance Anti-Rebating Laws: Viewpoint

October 31, 2017

Via: Insurance Journal

For the commercial property and casualty, and employee benefits segments of the insurance industry, anti-rebating laws are both nonsense and anti-consumer. Competition is intended to protect competitiveness in the marketplace, not to protect competitors. Producers need to be able to […]


Activity, Insurance

ProSight Specialty Insurance Reports Excellent Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

October 25, 2017

Via: PR Newswire

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ProSight Specialty® Insurance, a leading differentiated specialty insurer, today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017. GAAP Year-to-Date Highlights Pre-tax profit for the US-Produced business improved by $30.1 million […]