December 18, 2014Daily News

thumb U.S. P&C industry sees $2.9 billion profit in first nine months, despite higher cat losses
Underwriting performance in the U.S. property and casualty industry in the first nine months of this year still lagged behind 2013, but remained favorable, rating agency A.M. Best said Thursday.
Dec 18, 2014 3:43PM

thumb Q&A: Drones can peer inside big Midwest storms, might help explain how tornadoes form
DENVER - Researchers say they have collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big Western and Midwestern storms. Now, they want to expand the project in hopes of learning more about how tornadoes form.
Dec 18, 2014 3:08PM

thumb New Brunswick government introducing moratorium on hydraulic fracturing
FREDERICTON - The New Brunswick government is introducing a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing that the premier says won't be lifted until five conditions are met.
Dec 18, 2014 2:32PM

thumb Remote sensing, cognitive computing useful tools for insurers, report suggests
Insurance carriers need to change the tools they use to manage risk, and insurance professionals can help clients manage risk by using cognitive computing, Aite Group LLC suggested in a recent research note.
Dec 18, 2014 1:43PM

thumb Sony faces losses on multiple fronts from unprecedented cyberattack linked to North Korea
NEW YORK - The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business.
Dec 18, 2014 10:48AM

thumb Allianz to sell Fireman's Fund personal insurance business to ACE
Allianz Group plans to sell the Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company’s (FFIC) personal lines insurance business in the United States, which is focused on high net worth customers, to ACE Limited for US$365 million by means of renewal...
Dec 18, 2014 10:00AM

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