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  • Florida's new insurance sector may be 'accident waiting to happen'

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - As Florida seeks to revive its private home insurance market after almost a decade without a hurricane, homeowners are pouring $6 billion a year in premiums into a new generation of small, in-state insurance companies with an...
  • Long-awaited diet pill gets U.S. approval

    Long-awaited diet pill gets U.S. approval
    (Reuters) - A new diet pill Contrave got approval to be sold in the United States on Wednesday, only the third obesity treatment in more than a decade to win approval from the Food and Drug Administration. Made by Orexigen Therapeutics Inc, Contrave is a...
  • The Mortgage Professor: What are 'no-cost mortgages,' and are they a good deal?

    A no-cost mortgage is one on which all lender fees are waived, and (subject to the possible exceptions described below) other fees are paid by the lender. The quid pro quo is a relatively high interest rate, which makes the NCM costly for borrowers who...
  • Wes Maddox: Terrorism insurance key to economic growth, stability

    One of the items Congress can and must complete action on in the eight days it will be in session before this year's elections is the reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, which is set to expire in December. TRIA has broad bipartisan...
  • Judge adjourns Detroit bankruptcy trial to finalize breakthrough creditor deal

    The confirmation hearing to restructure the City of Detroit has been adjourned until Monday morning, giving the city and creditor Syncora time to finalize a breakthrough deal reached Tuesday night. Syncora is one of two major holdouts as the city has...
  • What's wrong with the new conservative answer to Obamacare

    What's wrong with the new conservative answer to Obamacare
    The best sign that conservatives have finally given up their childish campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act is that they've been cooking up proposals to keep some of the ACA's most important provisions in place, without fully abandoning Republican...
  • Standard Life affirms Scotland vote plans, no impact on dividend, listing

    LONDON (Reuters) - Standard Life on Wednesday reiterated it could transfer business to England if necessary after next week's Scottish independence vote, and said the referendum result would have no impact on dividend payments or its London listing. The...
  • AFC West Analysis: Broncos Manning top spot - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange AFC West Analysis: Broncos Manning top spot Quarterback Peyton Manning and a fortified defense are expected to push the Denver Broncos to the best in the AFC West again for 2014, according to a...
  • Brian Rider: Post 9-11 terrorism insurance law necessary for U.S. economy

    America has exceptional military and intelligence capabilities. However, growing political upheaval, particularly in the Middle East, reminds us of our vulnerability to terrorism and prompts questions about our nation's readiness to absorb an attack....
  • Japan's brokerages seize opportunity as death tax set to rise

    TOKYO (Reuters) - As Japanese families gathered earlier this month for the traditional "Obon" festival honoring ancestors, some elderly parents broached an awkward but increasingly critical topic: planning for inheritance. Japan's government will...
  • Tantrums, concubines, hotpot burns and smog: China insurers have it covered

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Your child throws a tantrum and smashes something? Take out "naughty child insurance". Similarly, buy cover against your bride becoming pregnant before the honeymoon, your team being knocked out of the soccer World Cup, burning...