Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
Coastal cities will face greater threat than anticipated.
There were very few buildings left standing on the island, which is home to about 4,500 people.
NASA developed a new stabilizing technology, known as the LOX Damper, in 2013 after working on a violently shaking rocket.
The brand-new Cray supercomputer — designed, owned and operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — processes 3 quadrillion calculations per second.
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
Investors who bet on hedge fund-reinsurance ventures have been burned lately as famous money managers failed to match their investing results from prior years.
Swiss Re said it had benefited last year from the “absence of major natural catastrophes” as well as strong underwriting and the release of reserves.
The chief executive of Pool Re has said the body has the potential to take on a much broader role including cover for a massive cyber attack or a pandemic.
Most observers agree there will be many more annuity purchases, as well as lump-sum offers for terminated vested participants, in the year ahead.
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