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1 hr ago | Forbes.com

As Profits Roll In, Aetna To Expand On Obamacare Exchange In 2015

The Hartford-based health insurance giant, which raised its earnings guidance for the year to $6.45 to $6.60 per share from $.6.35 to $6.55, said during its second-quarter earnings call that its full year 2014 profits will be higher thanks to growth in lines of business across the company.

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Related Topix: Aetna, Health Insurance, Health, Medicaid, Business News

6 hrs ago | The Republic

Aetna 2Q profit rises 2.4 percent

Aetna Inc. on Tuesday reported profit that climbed by 2.4 percent in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.

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Related Topix: Aetna, Hartford, CT

8 hrs ago | The Age

Housing, consumer data boosts ASX

Strong unofficial housing sector and consumer confidence data helped the Australian sharemarket finish ahead on Tuesday, despite some heavy losses in QBE Insurance and ALS Ltd as company reporting season continued with more disappointing news.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, QBE Insurance Group, Telstra Corporation, Telecom

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'... )--PartnerRe Ltd. today reported net income of $257.7 million, or $5.02 per share for the second quarter of 2014.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, PartnerRe, Semiconductors, Amkor Technology, Electronics, Startups, Intevac, Exactech, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry

AmericanBankingNews.com

Panmure Gordon Reiterates Hold Rating for RSA Insurance Group plc

's stock had its "hold" rating restated by Panmure Gordon in a research note issued on Monday.

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Related Topix: Royal and Sun Alliance Insurance Group, Sanford C. Bernstein

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Kerr Mines Inc. . Miner. Down 0.5 cents, or 16.67 per cent, to 2.5 cents on 7.1 million shares.

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Related Topix: Anthem, Talisman Energy, Energy, Oil & Gas

Hispanic Business

Jody A. Beresin Named Executive Vice President and Chief...

She is responsible for Human Resources, Corporate Communications, Corporate Services and Information Technology and continues to report to 'As a member of the executive management team for the past two years, Jody has made important contributions to a variety of corporate initiatives and been a strong partner for me,' as director of Corporate ... (more)

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Phoenix Companies, Advertising

EETimes

7 Insurance Issues With Your Self-Driving Car

As we gird for the inevitability of fully autonomous cars sometime between 2020 and 2035, we occasionally hear the small, still voices of technologists and industry analysts discussing the significant reduction in automotive insurance rates and how it will add momentum to autonomy.

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Brandon Sun

Athabasca shares drop amid doubts over oilsands asset sale to PetroChina

Athabasca Oil Corp. shares dropped on Monday as the company sought to reassure investors that it's working to close the $1.23-billion sale of its Dover oilsands stake to its Chinese partner.

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Related Topix: Anthem, Canada,

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

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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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

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