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1 hr ago | Business Journal

USAA reports mid-year growth

In its mid-year report to members, USAA, a San Antonio-based provider of financial services for the military community, says its net worth has expanded by 13 percent year over year.

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Related Topix: USAA

2 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Only 800,000 Nigerian adults have insurance - NEPAD

The New Partnership for Africa's Development has raised the alar over the low penetration of the insurance industry, despite current reforms and innovation introduced by the National Insurance Commission .

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6 hrs ago | Reuters

Hiscox profit falls as forex loss, lower reinsurance rates hurt

Hiscox Ltd posted a 31 percent fall in first-half profit as the Lloyds of London insurer and reinsurer continued to feel the pinch of declining reinsurance rates and recorded a foreign exchange loss compared with a gain a year earlier.

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Related Topix: Lloyd's of London

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Examiner.com

Insurance money in your pocket

In November of 2014 the people of the State of California will be casting their votes for several very important state offices, not the least of which is the office of Insurance Commissioner.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health

USA Today

Get ready for Berkshire Hathaway earnings

Billionaire investor Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway, one of the world's largest holding companies, is scheduled to post second-quarter results Friday after the market closes.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Empire Group, Investment Services

The Motley Fool

How Warren Buffett Views Mergers and Acquisitions

"[I]nvestors can always buy toads at the going price for toads. If investors instead bankroll princesses who wish to pay double for the right to kiss a toad, those kisses had better pack some real dynamite.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Empire Group, Investment Services, Sears Holdings Corporation

News Observer

Berkshire Hathaway to report earnings on Friday

The Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate is led by billionaire Warren Buffett, so many investors will read the report to learn more about deals and investments Buffett made.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Empire Group, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett

Examiner.com

Public policy, distractions and proxy wars

There's been a great deal of noise this month and in particular this past week. Some of that noise was created locally, some not.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Erie Times News

Caterpillar's missed deadline good news for GE, but for Erie?

Caterpillar Inc., often described as a fierce competitor for GE Transportation in locomotive sales, suddenly doesn't look so formidable.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Construction, Erie, PA, Caterpillar, Lawrence Park, PA

Clarksville Online

Fort Campbell MWR Summer Splash Family Pool Party

You are invited to join Family and MWR on August 2nd from 11:00am to 6:00pm at Baldonado Swimming Pool for a Summer Splash Family Pool Party.

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Related Topix: Fort Campbell, KY, USAA, AT&T, Startups, Versant

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Expert explains growing Hispanic market to Nacogdoches Co. Chamber members

There are five good reasons for businesses to serve the Hispanic market. Guests at the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon heard about them Friday.

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Related Topix: Nacogdoches, TX, Nacogdoches County, TX, Financial Services, Primerica Financial Services

Alabama Live

Woodlawn groundbreaking a sign of more to come in Birmingham neighborhood's revitalization

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The start of construction of the $13.6 million The Park at Wood Station in Woodlawn today is just the latest sign of progress in the Birmingham neighborhood, officials said.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Protective Life

The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett's Billion-Dollar Gift That Keeps On Giving

Warren Buffett has a business that has made him billions throughout the years, but the surprising secret to its success is simple.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Empire Group, Investment Services

Business Journal

Jabil plans $100M stock buyback

The board of directors of Jabil Circuit Inc. has authorized repurchasing up to $100 million of the company's stock.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Manufacturing, Jabil Circuit, Brown and Brown Insurance

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Christmas In July

Liberty Mutual Insurance, located at 133 E. Fairmount Ave. in Lakewood, finished its inaugural "Christmas in July" toy drive to benefit the Jamestown Salvation Army on Friday.

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Related Topix: Liberty Mutual Insurance, Lakewood, NY

Arkansas Times

LR businessman shills for insurance industry-funded attack ad

Good story with local angle in the New York Times. It's about a December TV ad slamming Obamacare and U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Little Rock, AR, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Health Insurance, Health

CBC News

Industry Canada approves AltaLink sale to Berkshire Hathaway

The federal government has approved the pending sale of an Alberta utility provider to Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, North America, Canada, World News, Berkshire Hathaway, Empire Group, Investment Services,

Business Journal

Careers in insurance: It's more than just claims and sales

When most people think of careers in insurance, the jobs that come to mind probably include selling policies and adjusting claims.

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Related Topix: Greensboro, NC, University of Kentucky

The Washington Post

Aon Falls Most Among Financials Amid Reinsurance Sales Drop

Aon Plc, the world's second-largest insurance broker by market value, fell the most since April after revenue missed estimates as reinsurance sales declined.

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Related Topix: Everest Re Group, Business News

Insurance News Net

Class Action Firms Don't Exactly Feast On Insurance

Sometimes the insurance industry takes a back seat to banking and finance in industry comparisons.

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