November 9, 2016: Einhorn Didn't Hedge Trump, the Politics of Modeling and Climate Scientists Quiver Post Election
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November 9, 2016: Einhorn Didn't Hedge Trump, the Politics of Modeling and Climate Scientists Quiver Post Election

Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today

Donald Trump’s US Election Win Stuns Scientists

Nature

Republicans sweep White House and US Congress, with uncertain implications for climate research.

How Drones Help Predict Intensity, Path of Current and Future Hurricanes

Government Technology

Unmanned aircraft flew above hurricanes deploying sondes — probes that automatically transmit information about surroundings.

Soon, System to Forecast a Deluge

Times of India

A first-of-its kind system for flood forecasting and management is being developed by IIT Bombay, IIT Madras, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru and Anna University.

Regions At High Risk Of Tsunamis Change Over Time: Report

Asian Scientist 

Based on tsunami data spanning 400 years, it’s clear that modern tsunami risk regions differ from historical evidence.

Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today

Munich Re Upbeat After 30 Pct Jump in Q3 Net Profit

Reuters 

The world’s largest reinsurer guided to “well over” its previous full-year goal of earning 2.3 billion euros in net profit.

Einhorn Says in a Word If He Shifted Bets for Election: ‘No’

Bloomberg

“I’m sure it matters to a lot of the holdings. It’s not clear when it matters to the portfolio as a whole, however.”

18,000 TWIA Policies Approved for Possible Transfers to Private Insurers

Houston Chronicle

The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association is calling the thousands of insurance policies that could be transferred out of the state insurance pool an “important milestone.”

Insurance Industry Investments in Hedge Funds Continued to Increase Over Last Two Years but Reverse Over Last Quarters

Opalesque

Despite some public pullbacks by large life insurers, total insurance industry investments in hedge funds have continued to increase over the last two years.

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