TITLE

By the Numbers

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Best's Review;Apr2009, Vol. 109 Issue 12, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports developments in the insurance industry in the U.S. It states that 2008 was considered as the worst year for life insurers' operations due to insurance losses. The Financial Stability Plan of the Department of Treasury is aimed at unlocking frozen credit markets and boosting the economy. Natural disasters and financial upheavals affect the 2008 property and casualty ratings of the sector.
ACCESSION #
37614143

 

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