Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
Movement along fault lines may be a strong indicator of when large earthquakes will occur.
The risk of extreme winter rainstorms in southern England, such as those that caused widespread flooding in January 2014, has increased as a result of climate warming.
Conditions are ripe for a tropical cyclone to form over the southwest Pacific as storm season reaches its height.
For 50 years, scientists struggled to understand what sparked a devastating tsunami that leveled a remote village in Alaska.
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
MetLife, AIG Spinoffs of U.S. Insurance Units Show “Disruptive” Fiduciary Rules, Not Just Capital Needs
The American insurance industry is being rapidly reshaped from a state-regulated backwater by what an industry group calls the “disruptive” impact of government regulation.
“Due to the fact that the market environment is so challenging, the 2015 result is pleasing.”
Falling rates continue to put pressure on margins.
One of the insurance industry’s core skills — pricing for natural-peril risks like floods and earthquakes — has been sadly lacking in recent times.
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