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Rich Sega Discusses How Senator Warren's Presidential Campaign is Impacting Wall Street

11/26/2019

Rich Sega, Global Chief Investment Strategist at Conning, discusses Senator Elizabeth Warren’s presidential run and its impact on Wall Street. 


Bill Burns Named to Acadia Professional's Value Based Care Risk Advisory Board

11/21/2019

Bill Burns, a vice president Insurance Research, was recently appointed to an advisory panel serving Acadia Professional, LLC. The Value Based Care Risk Advisory Board will counsel Acadia on the U.S. healthcare reimbursement system’s transition from fee-for-service to “value-based” and the impact on healthcare risk. 


Daniel Finn Interviews with Insurance Asset Risk at its Americas 2019 Conference

11/19/2019

Daniel Finn, head of risk solutions at Conning, offers views on stress-test best practices for insurers and the need for a holistic perspective on portfolio risks during this this interview with Insurance Asset Risk at its Americas 2019 conference in September.


Karel Citroen Talks to Bloomberg on Washington's Largest-Ever Bond Sale

11/14/2019

Karel Citroen, head of municipal research at Conning, is featured in Bloomberg on Washington D.C.’s impending sale of about $1 billion in muni bonds. Muni sales have increased 20% this year compared to the same period last year, taking advantage of falling interest rates.


Conning: Life Insurance Sector Catching Up in Terms of Innovation

11/07/2019

Both internal and external pressures are weighing on the life insurance sector to drive innovation and technology adoption. Recent flat sales, a need to generate returns on capital and external pressures such as regulations, customer behaviors, and market dynamics, have forced life insurers to innovate, according to a new study by Conning.


New Viewpoint Offers Insight on FHLB Programs and Issues for Insurers to Consider

11/06/2019

A membership in a Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) could be a valuable benefit for insurers in this time of lower yields, as its borrowing programs may help enhance profitability, balance-sheet strength and financial stability.


Don Townswick Speaks with Bloomberg On How U.S. - China Trade Talks are Impacting the U.S. Market

10/29/2019

Don Townswick, director of equity strategies at Conning, offers insight on the state of the U.S. market as U.S.-China trade talks continue.


Best Practices for Insurers to Manage Risk Associated with Variable Annuity Guarantees

10/23/2019

Insurers may wish to take advantage of technological innovations to manage the complex risks associated with both variable annuity guarantees and the associated ALM/hedging framework. Conning’s Jeremy Lachtrupp shares insights in his paper, featured in Society of Actuaries’ Risks & Rewards magazine. 


Matt Daly Talks with CNN Business on the Possible Market Effects of a Warren Presidency

10/17/2019

Matt Daly, a managing director and head of corporate credit research at Conning, shares insight with CNN Business on the possible effects an Elizabeth Warren presidency could have on markets. 


Dan MacKenzie Talks to InsuranceERM About Sector Opportunities Among Challenges for Insurers and Reinsurers

10/15/2019

Dan MacKenzie, software product manager and a managing director at Conning, is featured in InsuranceERM identifying sector opportunities among the increasing challenges for insurers and reinsurers.