Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
Massive financial interests—banks, pension funds, insurance companies—are moving rapidly into the nut trade in the midst of the worst drought in California’s history.
Five years after an earthquake left corpses and rubble piled across Haiti, 85,000 people still live in crude displacement camps and many more in deplorable conditions.
Over the past month there have been 169 earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 or above off the coast of British Columbia. Is this a sign of the “big one?”
The displaced won’t be fleeing the horrors of the battlefield, they said, but environmental disasters, made more frequent and severe by climate change.
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
nvestors such as hedge funds and pensions are becoming more sophisticated as they partner with insurers, XL Group Plc Chief Executive Officer Mike McGavick said.
A slew of insurers asked a New York federal court overseeing Amtrak’s coverage suit to find that a storm surge constituted flooding subject to sublimits in the relevant policies.
To say the clearinghouse has underperformed expectations is an understatement.
Despite its cheap energy and other advantages, America is still losing ground to emerging markets in the battle for foreign investment.
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