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Flood losses and M&A to overshadow insurance earnings
On 06-08-2007.
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LONDON (Reuters) - Concerns over the impact of flood losses and speculation over the shape of consolidation in the sector are set to dominate first-half earnings next week from some of the country's ...
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UPDATE 2-Berkshire profit rises 33 pct, has $47 bln cash
On 03-08-2007.
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NEW YORK, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N: Quote, Profile , Research) (BRKb.N: Quote, Profile , Research) said on Friday second-quarter earnings rose 33 percent as higher insurance and utility profits offset pressure on housing-related businesses from the slowing U.S. real estate ...
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FTSE down as US sentiment weighs; BoE eyed
On 01-08-2007.
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Take the news with youVideo podcastsAudio podcasts FTSE down as U.S. sentiment weighs; BoE eyed Wed Aug 1, 2007 12:04PM EDT Email | Print | ...
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Bad Credit, Bad Driver
On 30-07-2007.
Some states ban the use of credit scores to price auto insurance in part because African-Americans and Hispanics tend to have lower (worse) credit scores and thus pay higher auto insurance rates. The brute facts, however, are that credit scores are good predictors of auto claims. Luke Froeb at Management R&D summarizes one recent FTC study on the issue. ...
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Graf is named Job and Family Services director
On 28-07-2007.
Defiance County commissioners appointed one new county Job and Family Services director during their Thursday meeting.
Former two-term Fulton County Commissioner Jack Graf was hired on at an annual salary of $58,300.
Graf has been serving as interim director since early this year when he replaced Dennis McKay. ...
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Safeco Joins SeaPass Gateway
On 25-07-2007.
SeaPass Gateway web technology will enable independent insurance agentsmarketing Safeco small business products (BOP, Workers Compensation,Commercial Auto and Umbrella) to lock in quotes and operational support inreal time.
Agents enrolled with SeaPass use the Gateway as one comparative rater forinsurance applications processed directly from their agency management system.In one transaction, agents will get one ...
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Resolution, Friends Provident confirm merger talks
On 23-07-2007.
Mon Jul 23, 2007 10:07 AM BST Email This Article | Print This Article | RSS [-] Text [+]
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Resolution (RSL.L: Quote, Profile , Research) and Friends Provident (FP.L: Quote, Profile , Research) have confirmed they are in advanced merger talks to create one group worth almost 9 billion pounds, rekindling hopes of consolidation across the insurance sector. ...
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Medicare to reduce US payments for anemia drugs
On 21-07-2007.
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Take the news with youVideo podcastsAudio podcasts Medicare to reduce U.S. payments for anemia drugs Fri Jul 20, 2007 4:36PM EDT Email | Print ...
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UPDATE 1-Assurant names interim CEO, CFO
On 19-07-2007.
Thu Jul 19, 2007 12:22 AM BST Email This Article | Print This Article | RSS [-] Text [+]
NEW YORK, July 18 (Reuters) - Assurant Inc. (AIZ.N: Quote, Profile , Research), one specialty insurer, on Wednesday named an interim chief executive and chief financial officer to replace the executives who took administrative leave as one result of one U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigation. ...
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Patrick in Favor of Competition for Mass. Auto Insurance
On 17-07-2007.
Governor Patrick says one new plan to increase competition in the state's auto insurance market strikes one balance between free market and government control. SideBar
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Governor Patrick says one new plan to increase competition in the state's auto insurance market strikes one balance between free market and government ...
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