Costa Concordia Salvage Highlights Higher Risks to Maritime Insurers
As ships grow larger, so do potential losses for both insurers and reinsurers—something investors might want to keep in mind.
On the Road to Independence
The dream of energy independence for the United States of America is fast becoming a reality.
Wanted: Smart Strategies for Wealthy’s Steeper Tax Landscape
Not since Jimmy Carter’s presidency have the very well-off been subject to such high tax liability. The increases are permanent.
One of the Most Underreported Facts of 2012
Here’s a bit of energy news that didn’t get the attention it probably should have.
U.K. Lawmakers Call for Arctic Drilling Moratorium
A body of British lawmakers says there is inadequate cleanup infrastructure in place in case of a spill.
The Shale Gas Rush
With all of this new economic activity comes investing opportunity. And there is more than one way to play the market.
Indian Firms Scorn Insurance Sanctions on Iranian Oil
Indian shipping companies have said they will continue to carry Iranian crude oil despite sanctions that will leave them with potential risk exposure due to limited insurance coverage.
Fortune 500 Companies Slow Down Social Media Adoption
It may be hard to believe as more and more firms take up social media, but a report from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth found that adoption could be leveling off.
Back in 1976, while other teenagers had started obsessing over the newest style of music, punk rock, 16-year-old Louis M. Ricciardi was grooming himself to be a financial advisor. Hipping classmates to the Rule of 72, he was touting the benefits of investing at a young age.
MLPs, Outperformance & Fears Over Fracking
MLP insiders believe the industry’s efforts to educate drilling-area residents will reduce concerns over time.