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|$8.6B Worth of Homes at High or Extreme Risk from California Fires
A report out on Friday shows 23,044 homes with a total reconstruction cost value of $8.6 billion are at high or extreme risk of wildfire damage within the perimeters of the Camp Fire in Northern California and the Woolsey Fire …
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 10:22 PM
|Delle Joins Missouri’s Town and Country Insurance Agency
Troy, Missouri-based Town and Country Insurance Agency has hired Angie Delle as a Medicare specialist and producer. Delle will handle everything from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) compliance and field underwriting to customer service and personal insurance reviews. …
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:55 PM
|Early Snowstorm Shuts Down Schools, Businesses in Eastern Missouri
Snow arrived early in eastern Missouri this year, forcing hundreds of schools and many businesses to close on Nov. 15 and causing numerous traffic accidents. The snowstorm moved into the region Wednesday night and had dumped 4-6 inches (10-15 centimeters) …
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:48 PM
|Leicht Elected President of Texas Surplus Lines Association
At its recent annual meeting, the Texas Surplus Lines Association Inc. elected Matt Leicht, owner/underwriter at the Houston-based wholesale insurance firm, Craig & Leicht, as the group’s president. Jennifer Mier, executive vice president with AmWINS Group in Dallas, was named …
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:39 PM
|UK Prime Minister Defiantly Battles to Save Brexit Divorce Deal – and Her Job
British Prime Minister Theresa May won the backing of the most prominent Brexiteer in her government on Friday as she fought to save a draft European Union divorce deal that has stirred up a plot to force her out of …
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:37 PM
|Michigan Man Sentenced to Prison for Staged Auto Crash Fraud Scheme
A Michigan man who pled guilty to participating in a multi-state staged auto accident/insurance fraud scheme has been sentenced to prison, according to the United States Attorney’s Office. Marvin David Ramirez, 45, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was sentenced to 37 …
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:28 PM
|Nearly 3.5 Tons of Chicken Salad Recalled by Houston Company
A Houston company has recalled nearly 3.5 tons (2.72 metric tons) of ready-to-eat chicken salad that regulators say may be contaminated with listeria. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Nov. 14 announced the recall by Ron’s Home Style Foods. The …
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:18 PM
|Arkansas Deputy Insurance Commissioner Anderson Receives NAIC Award
Mel Anderson, deputy commissioner at the Arkansas Insurance Department (AID), has received the Robert Dineen Award for Outstanding Service and Contribution to the State Regulation of Insurance from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). A 20-year veteran of the …
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 5:15 PM
|S&P Says Insurers And Reinsurers Can Absorb Losses from California Wildfires
S&P Global Ratings expects both the primary insurers and reinsurers to be able to absorb losses from the California wildfires, limiting them to an earnings event. However, the mounting bills from more frequents large wildfires in the state against a …
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 3:55 PM
|CREST Insurance Group in Arizona Names Perrin COO
CREST Insurance Group LLC of Arizona has named Heather Perrin chief operations officer. Perrin will reside at the company headquarters located in Tucson, Ariz., and will oversee operations at the Arizona branches located in Scottsdale, Flagstaff, and Sierra Vista as …
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 3:30 PM
Top News & Analysis
|Brace for corporate defaults as Chinese firms with dollar debts are 'under increasing pressure'
Analysts say that the rising cost of borrowing and a weakening Chinese yuan could see more China companies fail to meet upcoming payments.
POSTED NOVEMBER 19, 2018 1:51 AM
|Tim Cook explains why Apple accepts billions from Google despite privacy concerns
Tim Cook says Apple accepts payments from Google because it's the best search engine, but Apple has built in safeguards to protect users's privacy.
POSTED NOVEMBER 19, 2018 1:15 AM
|Michael Bloomberg donates $1.8B to Johns Hopkins amid speculation of 2020 presidential bid
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Sunday he's donating $1.8 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University.
POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2018 9:51 PM
| Cleveland Browns deny report that Condoleezza Rice is on the short list for head coach
Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey denied the team has discussed interviewing former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice for the Browns' head coaching job on Sunday.
POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2018 9:24 PM
|Here's why Disney is deepening its footprint in mobile gaming in a team-up with Jam City
Walt Disney entered a multi-year games development partnership with leading mobile gaming company Jam City, continuing the Mouse House's foray into gaming.
POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2018 9:00 PM
|As Wall Street gets less bullish, one veteran investor downgrades his outlook on the US economy
Even the biggest bulls on Wall Street are pulling in the reigns. This is the one risk that has Federated Investors' Phil Orlando revising his outlook.
POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2018 8:17 PM
|The 2019 Mustang Bullitt is the coolest way to spend $50,000 on a car guaranteed to turn heads
CNBC tested the 2019 Mustang Bullitt, which was introduced to commemorate the 50-year anniversary of the classic Steve McQueen movie. It's guaranteed to turn heads, and is well worth the $50,000 asking price.
POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2018 7:00 PM
|Democrat Bill Nelson concedes to GOP's Rick Scott in Florida Senate race after manual recount
Republican Gov. Rick Scott leads incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in the state's contentious Senate race by more than 10,000 votes.
POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2018 6:29 PM
|Ready to retire? Your finances may not be
For soon-to-be retirees, it's not too late to get back on track to financial stability.
POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2018 6:00 PM
|The big changes colleges are making to help art students snag jobs in America's gig economy
Art schools have launched incubators and certificate programs to help art students launch businesses and prepare for careers in the gig economy. These include programs at Arizona State University and the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.
POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2018 5:00 PM
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|How a new breed of media companies is convincing people to pay for news again
For years, digital media companies wrestled with charging for their content. The pendulum might be swinging in the direction of subscriptions as paywalls gain popularity and ad-fueled businesses struggle.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2018 5:58 PM
|Amazon's 2 new headquarters will need bodies to fill 50,000 high paying jobs: Here's how to land one
Hoping to land one of Amazon's new jobs? CNBC talked with former recruiters at the e-commerce giant about what candidates should expect.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2018 2:00 PM
|In bigger crackdown of crypto abuses, SEC goes after unregistered coin offerings
Cryptocurrency founders have been prosecuted for everything from non-compliant initial coin offerings to outright fraud in recent weeks.
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 9:07 PM
|Wall Street's crypto bull Tom Lee slashes year-end bitcoin price forecast nearly in half
Fundstrat's Tom Lee is taking his bitcoin price target down to $15,000 from $25,000.
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 8:07 PM
|Nvidia nurses 'crypto hangover' as demand for mining chips evaporates
The chipmaker reported disappointing earnings and forward guidance but its cryptocurrency outlook was especially bleak.
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 3:04 PM
|He just had $135,000 in student loans forgiven. Here's how he did it.
He just had more than $100,000 in student loans cancelled. Here's his advice to other public servants.
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 2:25 PM
|PayPal and Square quietly grow small business lending using data as their edge over banks
PayPal, Square and even Amazon are becoming go-to options for small shops in need of a loan.
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 2:23 PM
|Wall Street's newest billion-dollar battleground: Small town, USA
J.P. Morgan and Goldman have been going head-to-head in investment banking arenas hundreds of miles from Wall Street, in places like Chattanooga, Tennessee and Carthage, Missouri.
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 1:47 PM
|Fed's Clarida says central bank close to neutral and should be 'data dependent' on more hikes
Recent appointee Richard Clarida told CNBC's Steve Liesman that nearly three years of increases have brought the Fed's short-term interest rate near where it is neither restrictive nor stimulative.
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 1:42 PM
|Stocks making the biggest move premarket: FB, NVDA, PCG, JWN & more
These are the stocks posting the largest moves before the bell.
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 1:32 PM