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1 hr ago | Tay FM

UK Industry Export Orders Hit Euro Headwinds

New manufacturing order growth plunged in August, according to the keenly-awaited CIPS/Markit Purchasing Managers' Index , with overall activity at a 14-month low.


Related Topix: Pmi Group Inc

4 hrs ago | Express India

Narendra Modi in Japan, Reliance Group, Nippon Life launch India funds

Nippon Life has 26% stake each in Reliance Capital Asset Management and Reliance Life Insurance, both part of Reliance Capital.


Related Topix: Anil Ambani, Nippon Life Insurance, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Motley Fool

What You Didn't Know About the Unbelievable Amount Warren Buffett Put Into This Fast-Food Chain

As a result, many have suggested this is one more example of a distinctly American company moving simply for the sake of a tax break.


Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Empire Group, Investment Services, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat

The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett Just Dumped These Energy Stocks, But Here's Why You Shouldn't

Warren Buffett's moves into the energy sector over the past few years led to speculation that the Oracle of Omaha's purchases were shaped by a bullish long-term view on energy.


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

Sydney Morning Herald

Insurance industry wants change

The nation's largest insurance companies are pushing for the privatisation of state-run workers compensation and compulsory third party insurance regimes.


Business Insurance

Reinsurance market investors search for opportunities beyond U.S.

Falling returns on insurance-linked securities for peak U.S. catastrophe zones is one factor that may prompt specialist funds and other capital providers to diversify into European property catastrophe risks as well as other business lines and territories.


Related Topix: AON

My Word by John Craig, ex-Wiltshire fire chief - Plugging the black hole...

It was with great interest and some concern that I recently read of the proposals to deal with this growing crisis put forward by Labour MP, Frank Field.


Related Topix: CenturyNational Insurance

The Times-Tribune

Namedropper, Aug. 31, 2014

Boy Scouts of America Troop 41, Christ the King Parish, Eynon, attended a week-long summer camp at Goose Pond Scout Reservation.


Related Topix: Houston, TX, Prudential Financial, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Scranton

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Hispanic Business

SJU Recognizes ACE Limited CEO as Insurance Executive of the Year

"Evan is recognized globally as a leading voice of the insurance industry," says .


Proctor Journal

Seniors willing to discuss driving abilities, yet conversations rarely happen

There are currently more than 23 million licensed drivers aged 70 and older, and with baby boomers beginning to reach 70 years of age, the number of seniors on the road will rise steadily over the next two decades.


Related Topix: Liberty Mutual Insurance

Greenberg's $25 Billion Case Against U.S. Set for Trial

Maurice "Hank" Greenberg's $25 billion lawsuit against the U.S. government over the bailout of American International Group Inc. moved a step closer to trial last week, as a federal judge denied the government's motion for summary judgment.


Related Topix: American International Group

The Motley Fool

Here's Why Warren Buffett Is Investing $3 Billion in the Burger King-Tim Hortons Deal

Behind the deal is Burger King's majority investor, Brazilian investment group 3G Capital, which will own approximately 51% of the combined company.


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

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Neebo, Inc. is a holding company an... )--Smiths Medical, a leading global medical device manufacturer, announced today that it is initiating a nationwide recall of certain lots of Portex Endotracheal Tub... The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes Files $350,000 Claim Against Morgan Stanley on Behalf of UPS Employee As It Continues ... (more)


Related Topix: Startups, Plantronics, StanCorp Financial Group, Ocean City, NJ, Retail, Wal Mart Stores

Times of Oman

Unaware of any - significant' cyber attack, says US banking group

A sign outside the headquarters of JP Morgan Chase in New York, in this September 2013 file photo.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Reuters, Jefferson Pilot Corporation, Financial Services

Detroit Free Press

Michigan State graduate teaching assistants protest health care hikes

Dozens of Michigan State University graduate teaching assistants and their supporters staged a demonstration this morning to protest changes to the health insurance plan offered to graduate employees.


Related Topix: Michigan State University, Health Insurance, Health, Aetna

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Brandon Sun

Fairfax shelling out $100M to buy dog and cat medical health insurer Pethealth

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. plans to pay about $100 million to acquire Pethealth Inc. , an Oakville, Ont.,-based company that provides medical insurance for dogs and cats to pet owners.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Pulitzer, Fairfax Financial Holdings, Canada,

Brandon Sun

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Bombardier Inc. . Aerospace. Down 12 cents, or 3.17 per cent, to $3.66 on 9.6 million shares.


Related Topix: Bombardier, Aerospace-Defense, Manulife Financial

Nomura Raises RSA Insurance Group plc Price Target to GBX 492

The firm currently has a "neutral" rating on the stock. Nomura's price target would suggest a potential upside of 9.43% from the company's current price.


Related Topix: Royal and Sun Alliance Insurance Group

Western Telegraph

Bonuses increase to over 40bn

Total bonuses rose to A 40.5 billion, including A 14.4 billion paid in the finance and insurance industry, the Office for National Statistics said Total bonuses rose to A 40.5 billion, including A 14.4 billion paid in the finance and insurance industry, the Office for National Statistics said Annual bonuses have risen to more than A 40 billion with ... (more)


Business Journal

Snapshot: FBI probes hacking at 5 U.S. banks + 300K could lose insurance + Hello Kitty is not a cat

Click here to read the report. *More than 300,000 people risk losing their new health insurance policies if they don't resubmit citizenship or immigration information to the government by the end of next week - but the federal site remains so glitchy that they are having a tough time complying, reports USA Today.


Related Topix: Life, Hello Kitty, Hobbies, Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Jefferson Pilot Corporation


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