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|Can a Brash Executive in Kansas Save Movie Theaters?
For Adam Aron, who runs AMC Entertainment, the world’s largest movie theater chain, the past year has been filled with twists and turns. And no one knows the ending.
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2021 10:07 PM
|Financial Aid: Grades, Merit and Talking to Kids About Paying for College
Most colleges and universities now use a “merit” aid strategy to solicit teenagers. Your eighth grader probably ought to know how it works.
POSTED JANUARY 23, 2021 10:00 AM
|How Beijing Turned China’s Covid-19 Tragedy to Its Advantage
The Communist Party’s success in reclaiming the narrative has proved to the world its ability to rally the people to its side, no matter how stumbling its actions might be.
POSTED JANUARY 24, 2021 7:29 AM
|Progressives Are Seething Over Biden’s Likely Pick for Banking Regulator
A former Obama administration official is the front-runner to be comptroller of the currency. The prospect has angered groups hoping for more dramatic reform.
POSTED JANUARY 23, 2021 5:33 PM
|Uber, After Buying Postmates, Lays Off More Than 180 Employees
The layoffs include most of the executive team at Postmates, the food delivery app that Uber bought last year.
POSTED JANUARY 24, 2021 12:55 AM
|If Poor Countries Go Unvaccinated, a Study Says, Rich Ones Will Pay
A failure to distribute the Covid-19 vaccine in poor nations will worsen economic damage, with half the costs borne by wealthy countries, new research shows.
POSTED JANUARY 24, 2021 11:05 AM
|Help With Vaccination Push Comes From Unexpected Businesses
Microsoft, Starbucks and Amazon are among the companies offering the government assistance with logistics and operations.
POSTED JANUARY 23, 2021 4:39 PM
|Herman Miller C.E.O. Grapples With Politics and Pandemic
As the C.E.O. of Herman Miller, Andi Owen has had to navigate a polarized work force while thinking about the future of the offices her company makes furniture for.
POSTED JANUARY 23, 2021 10:00 AM
|The Week in Business: Biden Gets Down to Business
Biden started off his presidency with a flurry of economy-focused executive orders. Netflix’s budget broke even — for the first time. And Parler won’t be back online anytime soon.
POSTED JANUARY 24, 2021 12:00 PM
|To Promote Vaccines, New Orleans Dances With Its Sleeves Rolled Up
The new, upbeat ‘Sleeves Up, NOLA’ campaign deftly uses local personalities and the Carnival dance culture to encourage citizens to get a Covid shot.
POSTED JANUARY 24, 2021 4:18 PM
News – Insurance Journal
|California Construction Worker Charged with Workers’ Comp Fraud
Jose Zepeda, 45, of Fresno, Calif., self-surrendered this week on multiple felony counts of insurance fraud and attempted perjury after filing a workers’ compensation insurance claim and allegedly misleading the insurance carrier regarding his employment status in order to collect …
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2021 10:38 PM
|Jumpstart Parametric Earthquake Firm on Move in West
Jumpstart Insurance Solutions Inc. is on the move in the earthquake-prone West – and the company is now working with insurance agents. Jumpstart, a licensed surplus lines insurance broker using Lloyd’s capacity, began offering earthquake insurance in California a little …
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2021 6:56 PM
|Alabama Transgender Driver’s License Policy Ruled Unconstitutional
Alabama’s policy requiring a transgender person to undergo full gender reassignment surgery before they can change the sex on their driver’s license is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Friday. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson said Alabama policy’s that people “can …
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2021 5:52 PM
|Biden Revokes Keystone XL Pipeline Permit; Construction Halted
Construction on the long disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline halted on Jan. 21 as incoming U.S. President Joe Biden revoked its permit on his first day in office. The 1,700-mile (2,735-kilometer) pipeline was planned to carry roughly 800,000 barrels of …
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2021 5:39 PM
|Homeowners Claims, Delays Top Louisiana 2020 Storm Complaints
The majority of complaint Louisiana insurance regulators have received in relation to the historic 2020 hurricane season concern homeowners insurance. The Louisiana Department of Insurance (LDI) reports that nearly 80 percent of the 873 complaints it has received about hurricane …
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2021 5:34 PM
|Victoria County, Texas, Flood Maps Ready for Review: FEMA
FEMA has made available for review revised preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for Victoria County, Texas. The federal agency is urging property owners to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks …
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2021 5:24 PM
|Insurer Hallmark Financial Explores Splitting Off Its Specialty Commercial Lines Business
Hallmark Financial Services, a specialty property/casualty company, announced Thursday that it is exploring the separation of its specialty commercial business to unlock its value and improve access to capital. Currently the company is comprised of three business segments—specialty commercial, standard …
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2021 5:20 PM
|North Dakota Senate Won’t Hold Oil Execs Liable for Environmental Damage
The North Dakota Senate has rejected a bill that would have allowed the state to hold liable any corporate officer responsible for oil- and gas-related violations. The North Dakota Petroleum Council and the Greater North Dakota Chamber had lobbied against …
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2021 5:15 PM
|Attune to Offer General, Professional Liability Products Through Hiscox
Attune Insurance Services, LLC has launched general liability and professional liability products with Hiscox serving as the carrier. The Attune and Hiscox partnership adds over 180 new classes and two admitted products to the Attune broker platform. All brokers with …
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2021 5:10 PM
|Farmers Launches Direct-to-Consumer Policies in Mississippi
Farmers Insurance has launched a range of customizable insurance products in Mississippi. Customers throughout the state can now quote and purchase auto, home, condo, and renters products in a direct-to-consumer model. According to Keith Daly, president of personal lines for …
POSTED JANUARY 22, 2021 5:02 PM