August 5, 2016: Fearing the Hurricane That's Not Coming, Loeb Bets Payoff for Reinsurer and Forecasting Space Weather
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August 5, 2016: Fearing the Hurricane That's Not Coming, Loeb Bets Payoff for Reinsurer and Forecasting Space Weather

Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today

The U.S. Coast Is In An Unprecedented Hurricane Drought — Why This is Terrifying

Washington Post

Three historically unprecedented droughts in landfalling U.S. hurricanes are presently active.

Forecast of Atlantic Seasonal Hurricane Activity

Colorado State University (direct to PDF)

Model output is the primary reason for the continued prediction of a near-average Atlantic hurricane season.

Predicting Space Weather, Protecting Satellites

Eos

A new model predicts electron and ion fluxes at geosynchronous orbit an hour ahead of time, allowing satellite operators to protect their instruments.

More Typhoons on Way to Southeastern China, Expert Says

China Daily

The top five regions for typhoons in August are Taiwan, Guangdong, Fujian, Zhejiang and Hainan.

Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today

Loeb Insurer Posts Biggest Profit Since 2013 on Investments

Bloomberg

Loeb and Third Point Re Chief Executive Officer John Berger are seeking to turn around a stock slump that’s now in its third year.

Allianz Profit Battered by Claims, Shares Drop

Reuters

Allianz joined a raft of European insurers reporting higher damage claims in the second quarter, which saw extensive payouts for storms and floods, particularly in Germany.

Insurance Companies Could Help Fuel ETF Industry Growth

ETF Trends

Insurance companies are slowly including exchange traded funds in their general accounts.

Suncorp Still Has Reinsurance Available to Cover its February 2011 Canterbury Earthquake Costs, Unlike its Competitors

Interest.co.nz

Suncorp confirms it still has reinsurance available to cover its outstanding February 2011 quake claims.

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