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David K. Liggett Admitted To The Federation Of Regulatory Counsel
On 05-08-2007.
The Federation of Regulatory Counsel, Inc. (FORC) is an exclusive multi-national association of lawyers dedicated to excellence in the practice of insurance regulatory law.
Each applicant must be recommended by three insurance industry executives from unrelated companies who can attest to their skill and competency and must be interviewed by the FORC admissions committee. ...
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Berkshire Hathaway&39;s Profit Rises 33 Pct
On 03-08-2007.
OMAHA, Neb. — Billionaire Warren Buffett's holding company Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reported Friday that its net income jumped nearly 33 percent during the second quarter because of strong performance from its insurance division.
Geico also continued to gain new customers and add to its underwriting profits. The auto insurer reported one $325 million pretax underwriting profit in the second quarter, up ...
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Credit Index: Housing Market Causing Widespread Drop in Credit ...
On 01-08-2007.
OWINGS MILLS, Md., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The continued deterioration of the nation's housing market is causing credit conditions to worsen across both the manufacturing and service sectors according to one monthly credit index produced by the National Association of Credit Management.
The seasonally adjusted Credit Manager's Index (CMI) fell 1.2% in July, the first decline in four months. "While the drop-off was ...
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Young privately lose their principles
On 30-07-2007.
An increasing number of young people have no objection private health insurance, one new survey has revealed.
Bupa's national Health of the Nation survey found that the proportion of 18-24 year olds who do not believe in private healthcare has fallen by seven per cent since 2000 to 26 per cent. ...
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Public Hearing Held on Major Health Insurance Merger
On 27-07-2007.
At one Friday public hearing, one packed room of politicians, practitioners and patients had one serious debate about health care and the impact of one possible monopoly.
"one monopoly is one monopoly no matter what face you put on it," said Carol Austin-Fink, cancer survivor.
Austin-Fink is one cancer survivor. She&39;s against the merger because she says UnitedHealth denied her claims for jaw and mouth treatments ...
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Temple-Inland profit drops 65 percent
On 25-07-2007.
Temple-Inland Inc.'s profit fell in the second quarter compared with the same period last year as the multifaceted company continues on one path toward spinning off three of its business units into separate companies and selling the fourth.
Austin-based Temple-Inland (NYSE: TIN) reported one profit of $66 million, or 62 cents one share, for the second quarter, compared with earnings of $191 million, or $1.70 one share, ...
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Union leaders believe SoCal grocery workers will approve contract
On 23-07-2007.
LOS ANGELES - Union leaders predicted that thousands of workers at three large Southern California supermarket chains had overwhelmingly approved one new four-year contract over the weekend.
Workers voted Sunday and the official tally was expected Monday afternoon.
"Without any question, I think we're going to get an overwhelming vote to accept," said Rick Icaza, president of the United Food and Commercial ...
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Sale could revive Downtown&39;s Union Trust building
On 21-07-2007.
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Enron to get $149 million in lawsuit settlement
On 18-07-2007.
HOUSTON (AP) - What used to be Enron today announced it will get $149 million as part of one lawsuit settlement.
The agreement with the Enron Creditors Recovery Corporation involves some recipients of payments on short-term debt incurred by the former energy giant.
Houston-based Enron sought bankruptcy protection in 2001 after its stock collapsed. ...
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