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  1. A.M. Best Affirms TMK, Outlook Stable - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    Torchmark gets its investment grade rating affirmed from A.M.Best.
  2. Fitch Rates Tower Group - Analyst Blog

    January 28, 2013
    Fitch Ratings has undertaken a rating action on Tower Group, Inc. (TWGP). As an outcome, the rating agency reiterated the ...
  3. Fitch Affirms RGA Ratings - Analyst Blog

    January 24, 2013
    Reinsurance Group of America Inc.'s, (RGA) Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of 'A-' has been affirmed by Fitch Ratings. Concurrently, ...
  4. Fitch Rates Berkshire Notes - Analyst Blog

    January 22, 2013
    Fitch ratings have conferred a rating of 'A+' on new issue of notes by Berkshire Hathaway Finance Corp. This is a unit of ...
  5. TWGP to Close Canopius Merger Soon - Analyst Blog

    January 18, 2013
    Tower Group Inc. (TWGP) is very close to closing its merger with Canopius Bermuda, as the insurer has received all the necessary ...
  6. Tower Stays Neutral - Analyst Blog

    January 2, 2013
    We are reiterating our Neutral recommendation on the shares of Tower Group Inc. (TWGP). The benefits of organic growth, acquisitions ...
  7. Tower to Close Canopius Merger Soon - Analyst Blog

    December 11, 2012
    Last week, Tower Group Inc. (TWGP) announced that its merger agreement with Canopius Bermuda Holding Limited is progressing ...
  8. Tower Group Beats by a Penny - Analyst Blog

    November 9, 2012
    Property and casualty insurer, Tower Group Inc. (TWGP) reported third quarter 2012 operating income of 62 cents per share, ...
  9. Insurance Industry Stock Update - Sept. 2012 - Zacks Analyst ...

    September 25, 2012
    The U.S. insurance industry sees no respite from natural catastrophe losses yet again this year. The 2012 Atlantic hurricane ...
  10. Berkshire Upgraded to Outperform - Analyst Blog

    September 14, 2012
    We are upgrading Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)(BRK.B) to Outperform from Neutral following its second-quarter earnings ...
  11. Tower Invests; Ratings Affirmed - Analyst Blog

    June 19, 2012
    In an effort to penetrate further into the surety insurance line of business, property and casualty insurer, Tower Group ...
  12. Aflac Emerges From The Insurance Pond

    June 10, 2009
    Aflac, the accident and health insurance company best known for its noisy duck on television, seems to be doing just fine ...
  13. What's The Name Of A Great Insurance Investment? Aflac!

    August 7, 2008
    Aflac is quacking its way into NASCAR and into the subconscious of millions of potential customers. Investors should pay ...
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