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2 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Sales of homes for more than $10 million increase

Connecticut's Gold Coast is living up to its name, with a record $120 million sale of a waterfront estate in Greenwich leading an increase in sales of homes for more than $10 million.


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

5 hrs ago | PE Hub

GTCR loses healthcare co-head Katz

David Katz , co-head of GTCR's healthcare investing group, has left the firm, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.


Related Topix: Universal American Financial

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

Millennials trump baby boomers when it comes to finances

The generation that popularized Amish beards and skinny jeans also takes a more disciplined approach to financial planning than its grandparents, according to a recent study published by Northwestern Mutual .


Related Topix: Northwestern Mutual

14 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

Insurance Industry Welcomes Terrorism Bill But Not Co-Pay Hike

Insurance industry lobbying groups are hopeful that the bipartisan legislation introduced in the Senate on April 10 to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, or TRIA, will have a better chance for passage than some of the earlier House attempts.


18 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The Rating Outlook remains Stable. KEY RATING DRIVER... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A-' Insurer Financial Strength rating of The Hanover Insurance Company, the principal operating subsidiary of The Hanover Insurance G... )--American Integrity Insurance Group announced today that it has achieved recognition as one of The Tampa Bay Times Top ... (more)


Related Topix: Datalink, Computers, Software, Hanover Insurance, Rocky River, OH

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange

Bombardier Inc. . Aerospace. Down two cents, or 0.49 per cent, to $4.10 on 10.1 million shares.


Related Topix: Automakers, Oshkosh Truck, Bombardier, Aerospace-Defense, Telecom, Tele Leste Celular Participaes SA, Manulife Financial


Healthcare is hot for CIOs

WellPoint, Inc. announced that Thomas Miller has been named CIO, effective May 1. Prior to joining WellPoint, Miller served as SVP and CIO for Coca Cola Refreshments and served in the concurrent role as CIO for the Coca Cola's North America Group with responsibility for consumer-facing technologies in digital marketing, social media and loyalty ... (more)


Related Topix: CIO News, Healthcare, Wellpoint Health Networks, Marketing, Health Care Provider, Health, Nebraska

The Daily Record

New owners offer buyouts to Pittsburgh Heinz staff

The new owners of H.J. Heinz Co. have offered buyouts to all workers in Pittsburgh, where the ketchup-and-food giant has been based for decades, but insist the offer doesn't signal a plan to move the company's headquarters.


Related Topix: Food, Heinz H J, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Empire Group, Investment Services

Chronicle Live

Wallsend widow urges insurance industry to fund research into mesothelioma cancer

A woman whose husband died from asbestos exposure is backing a call for the insurance industry to fund research into mesothelioma Leading lung experts say there is a "shameful" lack of funding into the fatal asbestos-related cancer, and have urged insurers to contribute to pioneering studies into the disease.


Related Topix: Health, Mesothelioma


Woodmen of the World seeks property tax exemption

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Related Topix: Knights of Columbus

Journal Gazette

Obama's shrinking budget deficits silence foreign critics

Six months ago, global finance officials meeting in Washington berated the U.S. for failing to put its fiscal house in order.


Related Topix: Tax, Credit Suisse Group, Social Security, Personal Finance

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily News Journal

Fund started for teen killed in hit-and-run

Friends of Clifton Braunwalder, the 13-year-old killed Thursday while changing a tire on Interstate 24, are raising money to support his family.


Related Topix: Knights of Columbus, Lascassas, TN, Smyrna, TN, Clifton, TN

Sys-Con Media

Allstate Announces Sale of Sterling Collision Centers, Inc.

The transaction is expected to close by the end of the second quarter of 2014 and result in a small after-tax gain.


Related Topix: Allstate

News Max

Rep. Blackburn: Obamacare Destroyed Health Insurance Industry

The federal government spent billions of dollars and eviscerated the nation's health insurance industry to accommodate perhaps 3 million people who did not have insurance, Rep. Marsha Blackburn said.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law

ABC News

Endurance Offers to Buy Aspen Insurance for $3.2B

Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. says it has proposed to buy Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. in a deal worth about $3.2 billion after being snubbed by the fellow insurance company.


Related Topix: Endurance Specialty Holdings

Loews goes for lighter yet 'heartier' restaurant fare

The former fancy fish-themed street-level restaurant at Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Center City's third-largest, was replaced last week by Bank & Bourbon , part of what Loews says is a $25 million improvement, including room upgrades and a lot more places to plug in your devices.


Related Topix: Loews, Conshohocken, PA

The Washington Post

Orix Said to Weigh Bid for StanChart's Hong Kong Credit Unit

Orix Corp., Japan's most acquisitive financial firm, is considering bidding for Standard Chartered Plc's consumer credit unit in Hong Kong, two people with knowledge of the matter said.


Related Topix: Orix Corporation, Business News

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Economy sees feelgood factor but job growth slows

Scotland's economic recovery has become "embedded" after the first quarter ended on a high note, according to a key survey today of hundreds of businesses.


Related Topix: Pmi Group Inc

BBC News

Fund cancer research, insurers urged

Writing for the BBC News website , Dr John Moore-Gillon of the British Lung Foundation says this would aid research - and cut future insurance payouts.


Related Topix: Health, Mesothelioma

West Australian

Allianz eyes more investments in shares, infrastructure - report

Germany's Allianz , the world's largest insurance company, plans to increase its investments in shares and infrastructure as it seeks higher returns in a low interest-rate environment, a German newspaper reported.


Related Topix: Allianz AG


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