Hurricane Shutters

Are Storm Shutters Unsafe?

Esther Mibab felt nervous in her home in The Acreage. So nervous that she kept her accordion-style hurricane shutters closed, even in the off-season. Closed and locked. From the outside. Authorities ...
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Aspen CEO Sees Opportunity in Aviation War Market

While insurers including Allianz SE, Atrium Underwriting Group and AIG have taken recent hits with plane crashes in the Ukraine, Taiwan and elsewhere, Aspen Insurance Holdings has avoided major ...
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Allianz’s Pimco Plans For More Democratic Future

When Bill Gross eventually retires as chief investment officer of California-based asset manager Pimco, his "Bond King" crown will go with him. Allianz, the German insurer which owns Pimco, wants to ...
Defending the airports from terrorist attacks

Global Terrorism Fatalities Up 30%: Maplecroft

Global fatalities from acts of terrorism have risen 30 percent over the last 12 months compared to the five-year average, according to a new security monitoring service from global risk analytics ...
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Cat Losses Ding Travelers’ Q2 Net Income

The Travelers Cos. began 2014 with a bang, giving investors a first quarter of soaring net and operating income, thanks in part to a major acquisition. For Q2, however, higher catastrophe losses ...