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Firefighters make headway against lightning-sparked California wildfires

Firefighters make headway against lightning-sparked California wildfires

Published 31/08/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California fire officials on Sunday reported significant headway battling the two largest of dozens of lightning-sparked blazes raging in and around [more…]

Berkshire slashes Wells Fargo, JPMorgan stakes- adds Barrick Gold

Berkshire slashes Wells Fargo, JPMorgan stakes- adds Barrick Gold

Published 15/08/2020

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) said on Friday it has sold shares of some of the largest U.S. banks, slashing its stakes [more…]

Column: Trump tax deferral poses a bigger threat to Social Security than you might think

Column: Trump tax deferral poses a bigger threat to Social Security than you might think

Published 13/08/2020

CHICAGO (Reuters) - What happens to Social Security if we eliminate its funding? That is the question to ask after Donald Trump signed a presidential [more…]

Global commercial insurance rates up 19% in second quarter – Marsh

Global commercial insurance rates up 19% in second quarter – Marsh

Published 10/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Global commercial insurance rates rose 19% in the second quarter, driven higher by claims related to COVID-19 and other large losses, insurance [more…]

Column: Keep Social Security and Medicare reform out in daylight where we can all watch

Column: Keep Social Security and Medicare reform out in daylight where we can all watch

Published 31/07/2020

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Charlie Rich, the late country music singer and songwriter, had it right when he crooned this famous line: “Oh, no one knows [more…]

As big U.S. banks let customers delay payments, loan losses remain unclear

As big U.S. banks let customers delay payments, loan losses remain unclear

Published 17/07/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Major U.S. bank executives this week said they extended forbearance programs to millions of credit card, auto loan and mortgage customers [more…]

UK insurer Aviva CEO Tulloch steps down, Blanc appointed

UK insurer Aviva CEO Tulloch steps down, Blanc appointed

Published 06/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Aviva (AV.L) CEO Maurice Tulloch is stepping down with immediate effect for family health reasons, the UK insurer said on Monday, naming [more…]

UK PM Johnson says on Huawei: we must protect from ‘hostile state vendors’

UK PM Johnson says on Huawei: we must protect from ‘hostile state vendors’

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that Britain needed to protect its critical national infrastructure from “hostile state vendors” when deciding [more…]

U.S. Democrats push election-year healthcare, housing, infrastructure bills

U.S. Democrats push election-year healthcare, housing, infrastructure bills

Published 30/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives this week showcased three big-ticket, election-year initiatives they say would improve healthcare, protect renters from [more…]

U.S. health agency reverses Obamacare transgender protections

U.S. health agency reverses Obamacare transgender protections

Published 13/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a rule on Friday that would lift anti-discrimination protections under Obamacare for transgender [more…]