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Financial market distortions continue to create concerns

Financial markets have seen a very volatile start of the year so far. Ongoing commodity price weakness and global growth ...

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What in the world is reinsurance?

My career story begins in 2008, which let me tell you was an awesome year to graduate from college. I ...

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Flood Re agreement great news for UK affordable flood cover

Given the UK floods we have had in recent months, it was great to see the latest Flood Re commentary ...

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Insurance is boring......isn't it?

You’re at a party and are introduced to someone new. The conversation quickly turns to 'so what do you ...

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The scoop on product recall risk

When an ice cream manufacturer issues a recall it’s not just a headache for ice cream lovers, it becomes ...

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Agriculture, Biodiversity and Insurance

There are many reasons for crop failure, ranging from pests and floods to fungi and summer storms. It's no ...

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The geeks are coming

In a couple of weeks from now, Swiss Re in partnership with IBM will play host to a hackathon in ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/events/asiahackathon.html

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The wild and wacky world of weather

"As of 2 PM EST, Hurricane Alex was located at 32.6N, 28.0W, moving to the north-northeast at 20 ...

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China: crisis or no crisis? And what it means for insurers

Even though Asian markets popped higher overnight, this does not deter from the question: is China in slowdown, or is ...

STORY URL: http://media.swissre.com/documents/Global_Economic_Outlook.pdf?hootPostID=280fe1b72a4dbccd684b4163f08bbe48

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Let's shake things up

“It’s not that bad," or “it’s not my responsibility.”

There’s a reason I started this blog with ...

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A Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On…

The first few days of 2016 have brought a flurry of earthquakes to the residents of northwest Oklahoma. On New ...

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A rare El Niño induced event, or something more complicated?

The current flooding in the Mississippi basin is rare. In fact, some areas have not seen this level of flooding ...

STORY URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vp0g6HhX0Q

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Automotive developments will revolutionize mobility

The future is now. If one sentence can summarize the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016, which is being held in ...

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Artificial Intelligence Applied to Client Suitability

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In an earlier post, "What Type of Artificial Intelligence Do You Need?", two paradigms of artificial intelligence are described ...

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