- Ex-Oklahoma insurance exec to head La. Citizens Insurance Updated: May-28-16 1:49 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A former Oklahoma insurance executive has been chosen to head the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp., the state's property insurer of last resort.
- Bank acquires nearly century-old loan association in Omaha Updated: May-28-16 10:47 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - The little ol' savings and loan in Omaha's Benson neighborhood made it through the Great Depression of the 1930s, the S&L crisis of the 1980s and the financial meltdown of the 2000s.
- US economy showing signs of life after slow start to year Updated: May-27-16 5:19 pm
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy is showing signs of more life after a less-than-stellar start to the year.
- Janet Yellen says Fed could raise rates in coming months Updated: May-27-16 4:08 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that an interest rate hike would be appropriate in the coming months if the economy keeps improving.
- Fast money: Banks making it easier to split the tab Updated: May-27-16 3:20 pm
NEW YORK - Splitting the bill for those pizzas you shared with your buddies or that utility bill that is suddenly due is going to get easier and faster even if you don't all use the same bank.
- World's largest hedge fund gets aid package from Connecticut Updated: May-27-16 2:54 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A commission approved a $22 million loan and grant package on Friday to help the world's largest hedge fund upgrade and expand its offices despite questions about whether the deal makes financial sense for a state facing continued budget problems.
- Business events scheduled for the coming month Updated: May-27-16 1:20 pm
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- Defying critics, Libya's eastern bank prints its own money Updated: May-27-16 1:10 pm
BENGHAZI, Libya - Libya's cash-strapped eastern central bank announced it had printed its own bank notes Friday, overcoming initial opposition from the U.N.-backed western government but sparking concern at the divided country's ability to develop coherent monetary and economic policies.
- Researchers: Asian bank hacks may be linked to North Korea Updated: May-27-16 12:58 pm
NEW YORK - Cybersecurity researchers say North Korea might be connected to a recent attack that resulted in the theft of over $100 million from the Bangladeshi central bank and the attempted thefts of millions more from other Asian banks.
- Bill provides for Missouri agency review of ACA rate hikes Updated: May-27-16 12:39 pm
ST. LOUIS - Health insurance companies would no longer be able to raise rates for Affordable Care Act consumers in Missouri without review by a state agency under a measure awaiting the governor's signature.
- Fed chair Janet Yellen to discuss interest rates at Harvard Updated: May-27-16 12:31 am
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen is expected at Harvard to participate in a "conversation" about interest rates.
- Court allows Ohio to take over health insurer Updated: May-26-16 5:51 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The state's insurance department is taking over a company that provides health insurance to nearly 22,000 residents, mainly in central Ohio.
- Health insurers seek more big increases in Pennsylvania Updated: May-26-16 1:47 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania's insurance regulators are starting a review of health plans for coverage next year through the federal marketplaces, including several that seek premium increases in excess of 40 percent.
- Gawker may be looking to sell after losing Hulk Hogan case Updated: May-26-16 12:45 pm
NEW YORK - The embattled online media company Gawker Media has hired an investment banker to explore its options, including a possible sale.
- Takata taps financial adviser as recall costs mount Updated: May-26-16 12:29 pm
TOKYO - Faced with mounting costs from a global recall of air bags, Japanese supplier Takata Corp. has hired the advisory firm Lazard to engineer a restructuring of its finances, likely with the help of some of its biggest customers.
- Florida insurers request rate hikes under federal health law Updated: May-25-16 9:15 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Nearly a dozen health insurers are proposing rate increases averaging 13 percent for 2017 Florida plans sold on the exchanges created under President Barack Obama's health care law, according to federal officials, but that won't necessarily mean big consumer price hikes.
- Rate filings for individual Alaska health plans due in July Updated: May-25-16 7:28 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The lone insurance company expected to offer individual health policies to Alaskans next year will have until mid-July to make its requests for rate changes.
- Insurers, air ambulances would consider rate negotiation Updated: May-25-16 6:45 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana health insurance providers and representatives of air ambulance companies said Wednesday they would at least consider negotiations and possibly binding arbitration as a way to set acceptable rates and prevent air ambulance patients from being shocked by their bills.
- 5 Things to Know in Florida for May 26 Updated: May-25-16 5:48 pm
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- CEO pay in 2015: When a $468,449 raise is typical Updated: May-25-16 5:25 pm
NEW YORK - CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That's almost double the typical American worker's, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks - a big fat zero.
- 1 of 3 companies will leave federal health exchange in Miss. Updated: May-25-16 4:24 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - One of three companies is preparing to leave the federally run health insurance exchange in Mississippi.
- Missouri says Aetna takeover of Humana anti-competitive Updated: May-25-16 4:14 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri's insurance department has dealt a setback to a proposal by the nation's third-largest health insurer to buy another insurance company.
- Most American households doing better financially Updated: May-25-16 3:51 pm
WASHINGTON - Most American households say their finances have strengthened slightly, but nearly half report that they would struggle to meet $400 in expenses from an unexpected emergency, according to the Federal Reserve's annual survey on economic well-being.
- What next for Greece? Loan averts crisis but debt still huge Updated: May-25-16 3:51 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany - It's all but official: this summer's Greek crisis has been called off.
- To love, honor and share a credit card statement Updated: May-25-16 1:08 pm
It's wedding season and as many couples get ready to say their vows, they may want to have a talk about fidelity - financial fidelity.