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Why is it that so many people seem to hate—or at the very least, distrust—the insurance industry? What impact, if any, does this undercurrent of suspicion and hostility have on the bottom line? And is there anything the business can do to improve its image, or is insurance doomed to be forever tarnished by a poor reputation?

These are some of the hard questions I’ve been addressing for the past two years in a series of public speeches Read the rest of this entry »

WASHINGTON – The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) welcomed remarks made by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke on systemic risk. Speaking before the Council on Foreign Relations this week, Bernanke called for the creation of an authority to monitor and oversee broad, systemic risks to prevent future financial collapses.

Bernanke indicated that financial stability “could be … enhanced by a more explicitly Read the rest of this entry »

WASHINGTON – The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) welcomed remarks made by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke on systemic risk. Speaking before the Council on Foreign Relations this week, Bernanke called for the creation of an authority to monitor and oversee broad, systemic risks to prevent future financial collapses.

Bernanke indicated that financial stability “could be … enhanced by a more explicitly Read the rest of this entry »

General liability insurance should see a small increase in premium rates by next year as profits start declining, according to a study by Hartford, Conn.-based Conning Research and Consulting.

The firm said the GL commercial line, that involves about $58 billion in direct premiums written, has been profitable with industry-wide combined ratios below 100 for the past two years, but warned this positive underwriting performance is unlikely Read the rest of this entry »

WASHINGTON – The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) welcomed remarks made by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke on systemic risk. Speaking before the Council on Foreign Relations this week, Bernanke called for the creation of an authority to monitor and oversee broad, systemic risks to prevent future financial collapses.

Bernanke indicated that financial stability “could be … enhanced by a more explicitly Read the rest of this entry »

General liability insurance should see a small increase in premium rates by next year as profits start declining, according to a study by Hartford, Conn.-based Conning Research and Consulting.

The firm said the GL commercial line, that involves about $58 billion in direct premiums written, has been profitable with industry-wide combined ratios below 100 for the past two years, but warned this positive underwriting performance is unlikely Read the rest of this entry »

General liability insurance should see a small increase in premium rates by next year as profits start declining, according to a study by Hartford, Conn.-based Conning Research and Consulting.

The firm said the GL commercial line, that involves about $58 billion in direct premiums written, has been profitable with industry-wide combined ratios below 100 for the past two years, but warned this positive underwriting performance is unlikely Read the rest of this entry »