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3 hrs ago | Business Journal
Riverview Realty Partners of Chicago recently invited heavy-hitters from Milwaukee's brokerage community to see the planned renovations to the 30-story downtown 411 office tower. They are the first details Riverview Realty unveiled about its commitment to spend $17.5 million upgrading the building.
4 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The organizers of a soon-to-kick-off communitywide literacy initiative believe that it takes a village - a city, in this case - to most effectively put the spotlight on the importance of daily reading. "20 minutes, every child, every day" is the motto of the new Worcester: The City That Reads campaign, which shares its name with a long-running book drive started by School Committee member John Monfredo.
7 hrs ago | The Motley Fool
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11 hrs ago | Business Insurance
Work continues last month on the outskirts of Panama City on the $5 billion Panama Canal expansion and modernization, which was supposed to be completed in time to mark the waterway's 100th anniversary in August. The project will allow ships almost three times larger to go through the canal.
16 hrs ago | Business Insurance
The insurance industry has jobs to offer because up to one-quarter of the current workforce could retire in the next several years, as well as opportunities that range from working from home to learning about the jungle. That's particularly true for recent college graduates looking for their first jobs, said Debra Richardson, a lecturer and faculty adviser at the University of North Texas in Denton, where she teaches risk management.
WINDFALL: The payout is good news for the insurer's 60,000 Irish shareholders - as long as they're careful about tax. Standard Life 's 60,000 Irish shareholders will start to receive letters over the next few days explaining how they can take up a windfall of as much as a 1,000 with the company.
It contains detailed historic and forecast data for claims and expenses. "Personal Accident and Health Insurance Claims and Expenses in Malta to 2018: Market Databook" provides detailed insight into the operating environment of the personal accident and health insurance industry in Malta .
German insurer Allianz is planning to sell the personal insurance business of its U.S. subsidiary Fireman's Fund as the unit continues to miss its targets, a German newspaper reported. Fireman's Fund's commercial coverage focused on small and medium-sized U.S. businesses will be integrated into Allianz' industrial insurance unit called Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported on Saturday.
Historically, the insurance industry has been rooted in paper-based forms that resulted in slow response times, bloated overhead, lost records, and faulty verification. The industry, with many of its organizations led by old school executives, has also been slower to digitize compared to other sectors such as banking, retail, and pharmacy.
Cigna Corporation has had an exciting year with outstanding results in its global and commercial healthcare insurance business. The company is proving to have a very positive outlook due to a number of factors.
The next generation version of Gilead Sciences Inc's $84,000 hepatitis C drug, already under fire for its record-breaking costs, is going to be even more expensive. Gregg Alton, Gilead's executive vice president of corporate and medical affairs, declined to give an exact price for the new medicine, the first all-oral treatment for the virus which is expected to launch next month.
XL Group's Complex Accounts unit, Munich Re's Green Tech Solutions team, and consultants New Energy Risk , have teamed up to deliver a performance insurance policy for a portfolio of fuel cell servers installed across the U.S. The insurance cover provides support for the project financing by insuring the fuel cells' performance over 15 years, should the manufacturer be unable to meet its warranty obligations. The $99 million bond issued to help finance the portfolio of servers was granted investment grade rating, which resulted in notable financing efficiencies.
B2Gold Corp. . Miner. Down two cents, or 0.85 per cent, to $2.34 on 7.6 million shares.
In the United States, the McCarran Ferguson Act , enacted by Congress in 1945, provides the insurance industry with a limited exemption from the federal antitrust laws. The Act applies to all conduct that constitutes "the business of insurance," provided that the conduct is "regulated by state law" and is not an act of "boycott, coercion or intimidation."
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Reinsurance Group of American Inc., one of the largest global providers of life reinsurance, is on track to move into its new $150 million world headquarters in Chesterfield in October.
To put this fight into proper perspective, you should know that Roman is a former sparring partner of Santa Cruz. Per the champion, Roman didn't fare well during the training sessions.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 05:52 pm
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