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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Lloyd’s Commissions Culture Survey to Help Raise Standards of Behavior

Lloyd’s of London has commissioned an independent culture survey following a Bloomberg Businessweek article that uncovered evidence of sexual misconduct in the world’s oldest insurance market. The survey is being...

G7 Countries Will Simulate Major Cross-Border Cyber Attack on Financial Sector

Leading Western industrial powers will for the first time jointly simulate a major cross-border cyber-security attack on the financial sector next month, French officials said on Friday. The exercise, organized...

Italy’s Generali Eyeing Acquisitions in Europe, Asset Management Sector

Italy’s biggest insurer Generali is looking at small and medium-sized insurance companies in Europe to strengthen its presence in the region, it said on Tuesday. Generali said in November it...

U.S. P/C Commercial Lines Market ‘Best in Years,’ Says Chubb CEO Greenberg

Chubb Chairman and CEO Evan Greenberg referred to his company as being in the midst of a “rational market” and appeared pleased with its direction and tone so far...

Sniffing Out Particles, Singling Out Pigs: Food Industry Urged to Embrace Robots, AI

E.coli in beef. Metal shavings in bread crumbs. Contaminated water on vegetables. The food industry has its share of quality control scandals and their insurers have had their share...

Berkshire’s Buffett Wants to Do More Business in UK and Europe, Regardless of Brexit

Billionaire Warren Buffett wants to do more business in the United Kingdom and Europe regardless of how Brexit turns out. The Berkshire Hathaway Inc. chairman and chief executive officer said...

Why working into old age may not salvage your retirement

Working longer allows you to ramp up savings in your 401(k) and hold off on claiming Social Security benefits. Extending your career...

Fed Agrees to Hold Rates

The Federal Reserve voted unanimously on Wednesday to leave borrowing costs unchanged and says it will continue to be “patient” about making any moves to its benchmark rate. The...

Do the Open House Math

The spring selling season is upon us. One of the best ways to make the most of it is to encourage your agents or team to take advantage of...

Mastodon bones unearthed during Indiana construction project

Workers installing a new sewer line in southern Indiana came across the discovery of a lifetime recently when they unearthed prehistoric mammal bones thought to be more than 10,000...

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