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|The Biden Administration Is Quietly Keeping Tabs on Inflation
A monthslong effort to monitor and model economic trends inside the White House and the Treasury Department found little risk of prices spiraling upward faster than the Fed can manage.
POSTED APRIL 13, 2021 11:27 PM
|CBS News President Prepares Exit as Broadcast News Is in Flux
Susan Zirinsky is departing, while ABC News is said to be close to hiring a new leader, at a time of reorganization in television news in the post-Trump era.
POSTED APRIL 13, 2021 9:09 PM
|How Small Market Investors Are Being Wooed by Companies
Small investors are becoming a force in the stock market, and company executives are beginning to take notice.
POSTED APRIL 13, 2021 9:07 PM
|The U.S. is Losing $1 Trillion Annually to Tax Cheats: Live Updates
POSTED APRIL 13, 2021 9:12 PM
|Racist Computer Engineering Words: ‘Master,’ ‘Slave’ and the Fight Over Offensive Terms
Nearly a year after the Internet Engineering Task Force took up a plan to replace words that could be considered racist, the debate is still raging.
POSTED APRIL 13, 2021 7:00 AM
|How Not to Get Fooled by the New Inflation Numbers
Today’s data reflects backward-looking information, which is not necessarily a sign of what’s ahead.
POSTED APRIL 13, 2021 8:28 PM
|The Next Level in Office Amenities: Wild Horses
The mustangs at a Nevada office park are an example of the outrageous perks that businesses dangle to impress job candidates, but wildlife advocates are pushing back on efforts to market them.
POSTED APRIL 13, 2021 7:36 PM
|Texas Froze and California Burned. To Insurers, They Look Similar.
An effort to pass on costs in Texas will echo the wildfire strategy by arguing that power companies should have taken protective steps after past cold snaps.
POSTED APRIL 13, 2021 1:11 PM
|Ant Group Announces Overhaul as China Tightens Its Grip
Beijing had accused the internet-finance titan, a sister company of the e-commerce giant Alibaba, of flouting regulations in its quest for growth.
POSTED APRIL 12, 2021 6:22 PM
|Top Bidder for Tribune Newspapers Is an Influential Liberal Donor
The Swiss billionaire Hansjörg Wyss helped build a sophisticated behind-the-scenes operation that attacked Republicans and promoted Democratic causes.
POSTED APRIL 13, 2021 11:10 PM
News – Insurance Journal
|Proposal Allowing ATVs On Alaska Roads Draws Safety Concerns
A proposal by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration to allow off-road vehicles on Alaska roads has raised safety concerns and enforcement questions. Currently, state law only allows people to drive off-road vehicles across roads and not on roads. The proposed …
POSTED APRIL 13, 2021 7:51 PM
|Sailboat Knocks Out Power to 30K Customers in Florida Keys
A power outage occurred throughout the lower half of the Florida Keys on Monday morning when a sailboat got stuck in transmission lines, officials said. The electricity went out for about 30,000 customers shortly before 9:30 a.m., Julio Torrado, spokesman …
POSTED APRIL 13, 2021 4:55 PM
|People Moves: INSURETrust Adds 3 College Grads; Moore Opens Agency in Miss.; XS Promotes Dunn
INSURETrust of Hires 3 College Grads to Georgia Team National insurance wholesaler INSUREtrust has hired several recent college graduates to its team Georgia. Bayley Holbrook has joined the team as an account manager. Holbrook will be graduating from the University …
POSTED APRIL 13, 2021 4:49 PM
|Hacking of Small Kansas Water Utility System Highlights Risks
A former Kansas utility worker has been charged with remotely tampering with a public water system’s cleaning procedures, highlighting the difficulty smaller utilities face in protecting against hackers. Wyatt Travnichek, 22, was charged last month with remotely accessing the Post …
POSTED APRIL 13, 2021 4:46 PM
|Study of Area Where South Dakota Mine Collapsed to Begin in May
Experts from Montana Technological University will soon begin to analyze what lies underground in Black Hawk, S.D., neighborhood where homes have been evacuated because ground over an abandoned mine collapsed. A law firm representing some of the residents of Hideaway …
POSTED APRIL 13, 2021 4:44 PM
|Oklahoma Bill Would Provide Liability Insurance to Educators
A bill that calls for providing liability insurance coverage to all full- and part-time school employees up to $1 million per occurrence has passed out of committee and moved to the House for consideration. Senate Bill 634, authored by House …
POSTED APRIL 13, 2021 4:35 PM
|British Cyber Security Company Darktrace Plans $4 Billion London Listing
LONDON – Darktrace, the British cyber security firm backed by tech entrepreneur Mike Lynch, fired the gun on its $4 billion London listing on Monday, aiming to raise new funds to accelerate product development and strengthen its balance sheet. The …
POSTED APRIL 13, 2021 4:26 PM
|Charles Taylor Acquires Indiana’s Syndicate Claim Services
London-based Charles Taylor Adjusting, a provider of insurance services, claims solutions and technology platforms to the global insurance market, has acquired Syndicate Claim Services Inc. (Syndicate), an independent adjusting and claims services business, based in Indianapolis, Indiana. Syndicate provides insurance …
POSTED APRIL 13, 2021 4:15 PM
|Former Employee in Oregon City Intends to Sue Following Firing
A former Coquille city, Ore., employee has informed the city she plans to sue for whistleblower retaliation and a failure to provide due process during the course of her firing. Former city recorder Jennifer Rose filed a notice with the …
POSTED APRIL 13, 2021 2:49 PM
|People Moves: Liberty Mutual’s Curtis to Starr; Buckle Hires Two; RT Specialty Promotes Reynolds
Starr Insurance Companies Hires Curtis to Lead Primary Construction Unit Starr Insurance Companies has hired Matt Curtis as vice president and profit center manager for its Primary Construction unit. In his prior role at Liberty Mutual, Curtis oversaw the primary …
POSTED APRIL 13, 2021 2:44 PM