Starr chairman optimistic for insurance industry’s future post-Covid


“Our business is doing quite well,” said Maurice R. Greenberg, chairman of Starr, during an interview at the Future of Insurance USA event. “We had a great year overall and budgets look pretty good for the coming year.”

The ‘star of Starr’ also said that he believes the remote work model and related evolutions that most insurance companies have had to make over the past year will stick around for the long-term – and that this development is a good thing.

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“We learned a lot during this period.

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JC Penney in talks to fund potential bankruptcy filing next week


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J.C. Penney is in talks to secure financing for bankruptcy as the coronavirus pandemic has devastated the American retail industry, people familiar with the matter tell CNBC. 

The Plano, Texas-based retailer skipped a $12 million interest payment on April 15, starting the clock on a 30-day grace period that could force it to file for bankruptcy as soon as May 15. 

 If J.C. Penney hits the May 15 deadline, it could opt to make the interest payment it owes, but the retailer skipped another $17 million payment Thursday night. The more money it has in

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New York’s coronavirus outbreak is back to where it started, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says


New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo (D) speaking at a press conference on corona virus at the State Capitol.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that the state’s coronavirus outbreak has slowed to levels not seen since the beginning of the pandemic as the number of fatalities, rate of new infections and the daily number of hospitalizations related to Covid-19 continue to fall. 

“We’re basically back to where we started before this tragedy descended upon us,” he said at a news briefing. 

The number of coronavirus deaths topped 105 on Monday, which

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5 Steps To Discover And Validate Your Startup Concepts


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