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Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc (SASR) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
Fool.com

SASR earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018. more…

Six lessons on how to embrace the next-generation operating model
Mckinsey.com

Realities on the ground highlight what’s really needed to pull off the transformation. more…

My hometown is going to burn. Here’s how my neighbors are preparing
Grist.org

Can neighborhood burn squads save California from the next big wildfire? more…

Names & News in North Iowa business for Jan. 20 - Mason City Globe Gazette
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Names & News in North Iowa business for Jan. 20 Mason City Globe Gazette Do you have business news to brag about? Email the Globe Gazette at news@globegazette.com by 5 p.m. Tuesday for upcoming Sunday publication. more…

The Possible Reasons Why Berkshire Hathaway Invested In Travelers Inc.
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The latest 13F from Berkshire Hathaway has shown that Warren Buffett's holding purchased 3.5m of shares of Travelers Inc. Berkshire Hathaway's asset managers co more…

Financial Services and Social Value Can Mix
Strategy-business.com

In times of uncertainty, insurance companies often lead the conversation about the future. In this candid interview, Antonio Huertas Mejías, CEO and chairman of the global insurance company MAPFRE, headquartered in Madrid, makes it clear why this is so. Huert… more…

HCI Group's (HCI) Healthy Premiums Keep Growth Trend Alive
Yahoo.com

Steady premium growth, improved investment results and a sturdy capital position help HCI Group (HCI) buoy investors' hopes. more…

Argo Group Gains 26% in a Year: Will the Rally Continue?
Yahoo.com

Shares of Argo Group International (ARGO) is expected to continue the bull run backed by solid fundamentals and initiatives to ramp up growth. more…

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know
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In the latest trading session, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) closed at $198.26, marking a +0.67% move from the previous day. more…

Hanover Estimates Cat Loss to Affect Q4 Results by $50M
Yahoo.com

Hanover's (THG) catastrophe loss represents 4.6% of net premiums earned in fourth quarter inducing combined ratio between 97.4% and 97.8%. more…

Will Solid Premiums Push Up Travelers (TRV) in Q4 Earnings?
Yahoo.com

Strong growth across businesses, improved combined ratio along with higher premiums and better investment results are likely to aid Travelers (TRV) in Q4. But cat loss exposure might be a spoilsport. more…

8 Tax Deductions Eliminated (or Reduced) Under the New Tax Law
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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act lowered tax rates and nearly doubled the standard deduction, which is expected to reduce taxes for about 65% of taxpayers, according to the Tax Policy Center. But an estimated 29% of Americans will see no change to their tax bill, an… more…

Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc (SASR) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
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SASR earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018. more…

AM Best Removes From Under Review With Developing Implications and Affirms Credit Ratings of Kemper Corporation and Most of Its Subsidiaries and Affiliates
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OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AM Best has removed from under review with developing implications and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “a-” of the property/casualty subs… more…

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Adds Property Construction in UK & Ireland, Names Simeon Seamer to Head Property Construction Team
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BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Adds Property Construction in UK & Ireland, Names Simeon Seamer to Head Property Construction Team more…

MetLife Names Darla Finchum Head of MetLife Auto & Home®
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/auto?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#autolt;/agt;--MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) has named Darla Finchum as Head of MetLife Auto & Home®, the company’s U.S. property & casualty business. more…

Forbes Ranks The Hartford No. 1 Among Property-Casualty Insurers In List Of America’s Best Employers For Diversity 2019
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HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Hartford is the highest ranked property-casualty insurance company in Forbes’ second annual list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity, announced this week. The Hartford ranked 14th overall in the list of 500 companie… more…

Thomas F. Motamed Elected to AIG Board of Directors
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) today elected Thomas “Tom” Firouz Motamed as a Director, effective immediately. Mr. Motamed, 70, retired as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CNA Financi… more…

AmWINS Group, Inc. to Acquire The Flood Insurance Agency
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CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/insurance?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#insurancelt;/agt;--AmWINS Group, Inc. (“AmWINS”), a global distributor of specialty insurance products and services, has reached an agreement in pr… more…

Unico American Corporation Reports AM Best Rating of Crusader Insurance Company
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CALABASAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UNICO AMERICAN CORPORATION REPORTS AM BEST RATING OF CRUSADER INSURANCE COMPANY more…