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  • Talent shortage drives pay up in UK financial services, tech sectors

    LONDON (Reuters) - A talent shortage in Britain's financial services and technology sectors has pushed salaries in the industry up by 2.6 percent in the last year, ahead of inflation and outpacing sluggish UK wage growth, research showed on Thursday....
  • Amid ballot fight, state insurance commissioner rips Anthem rate hike

    Amid ballot fight, state insurance commissioner rips Anthem rate hike
    In the final days of a battle over Proposition 45, California's insurance commissioner criticized Anthem Blue Cross for an "excessive" rate hike affecting 120,000 people with small-business health coverage. Dave Jones, the state's elected insurance...
  • Father, son who ran NY drug treatment centers face fraud charges

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A father and son who ran New York City substance abuse clinics were accused on Wednesday of stealing tax money meant to treat addicts and using it to fund a lavish lifestyle that included luxury cars. Alan Brand and his son, Jason...
  • Insurer ACE says excluding Ebola cover on some new and renewal policies

    LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. insurer ACE said on Wednesday it was excluding cover for Ebola on some new and renewal policies. The company, which offers coverage for U.S.-based firms that travel or have operations outside the country, said it was selectively...
  • Estate planning week

    It's National Estate Planning Week, which means it's time for me to nudge you to "do estate planning". I received great feedback when I published estate planning advice last year, soon after my father died. A year later, I have fine-tuned a few things,...
  • It pays to join the company wellness program

    Q: My employer just announced a new wellness program and says it will charge me more for my health insurance if I don't participate. Why? A: The Kaiser Family Foundation's study of 2014 health benefits found that almost all large employers (those with...
  • Awash in oil, does America need a large reserve?

    WASHINGTON America's newly abundant onshore energy supplies are rekindling debate over whether there is too much crude oil, or the right kind, held in the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Crude oil is the lifeblood of the global economy, and the...
  • Medical costs up to 20% higher at hospital-owned physician groups, study finds

    Medical costs up to 20% higher at hospital-owned physician groups, study finds
    Raising fresh questions about healthcare consolidation, a new study shows hospital ownership of physician groups in California led to 10% to 20% higher costs overall for patient care. The UC Berkeley research, published Tuesday in the Journal of the...
  • Claims settled in Rosedale train explosion as NTSB prepares to release final report

    Claims settled in Rosedale train explosion as NTSB prepares to release final report
    CSX Transportation and Alban Waste LLC have reached a confidential settlement in a lawsuit brought by the railroad after an Alban truck collided with a CSX freight train in Rosedale in 2013. Dozens of other claims related to the incident and brought...
  • Children's Health Insurance Program deserves funding

    Children's Health Insurance Program deserves funding
    In what may be a hopelessly quixotic effort, supporters of the federal Children's Health Insurance Program are trying to persuade Congress to renew its funding almost a year in advance — and in a lame-duck session. Nevertheless, lawmakers ought to...
  • Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance to continue investing in risk assets next FY

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co Ltd plans to continue investing in risk assets such as foreign stocks and bonds next financial year as its capacity for taking on risk has risen, a senior company executive said on Tuesday. The core...