Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
So where are the powerful hurricanes? They’re coming.
Scientists and state regulators are gradually getting closer to pinpointing the cause of the startling increase in earthquakes in the Central and Eastern U.S., and preventing them.
U.S. forecasters now say it’s a little less likely that this year will see a weather-roiling La Nina that could dry up crops in Brazil and trigger more Atlantic hurricanes.
Descriptions of these disaster labs are often couched in superlatives: the biggest, the longest, the most powerful.
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
U.S. property-casualty insurers’ quarterly investment income dropped to the lowest since 2004 as falling bond yields pressured the industry.
Laura Taylor of Nephila Capital defines insurance-linked securities and how this zero-beta, virtually uncorrelated asset class performs against traditional and alternative asset classes during market crises.
Those reinsurance firms that stayed true to their principles and key markets during the last financial crisis are now best-placed to take advantage of the subsequent market conditions.
The new commissioner as appealed a court ruling in favor of State Farm and forced Heritage Property & Casualty to withdraw its request for a statewide 14.9 percent increase.
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