• Troubled Insurer AIG Posts $24 Billion Loss Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | 10:00 AM ET
    Aig Headquarters

    Troubled insurer American International Group posted its largest-ever quarterly loss on Monday, hurt once more by write-downs on assets linked to subprime mortgages and capital losses.

  • Federal Reserve Statement on AIG Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | 6:07 AM ET
    Aig Headquarters

    The following is a statement on AIG released by the Federal Reserve on Monday:

  • Washington: The Way Forward - Wall Street Friday, 7 Nov 2008 | 6:34 PM ET

    Speculation is swirling that Eric Dinallo is on the short list to become the next SEC Chairman. We talked with him about that on Fast Money.

  • AIG Repays More of $85 Billion Fed Loan Friday, 7 Nov 2008 | 3:24 PM ET
    Aig Headquarters

    American International Group reduced the amount it owes the U.S. government by another $2.3 billion as the insurer continues to use the Federal Reserve's new commercial-paper-funding program.

  • AIG Shares Up on Report of Possible New Loan Terms Friday, 7 Nov 2008 | 1:54 PM ET
    AIG Headquarters

    American International Group shares rose Friday on a report that the company is working with federal officials to change the terms of its $85 billion loan.

  • "Boning Up" On Amgen's D-mab Friday, 7 Nov 2008 | 12:05 PM ET

    While on the elliptical at the gym the other night I was watching one network newscast and the person on the machine next to me was watching another one.

  • There's no shame in the job-loss game, especially if you know how to pick yourself back up.

  • Your Health, Your Wealth: All About Insurance Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | 9:22 PM ET

    How to find and keep the health insurance that will protect your future.

  • Obama Proposes Ambitious Health Care Plan Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | 1:31 PM ET

    President-elect Barack Obama has proposed an ambitious plan to reform U.S. health care and get insurance for at least some of the 46 million Americans who now lack it.

  • Swiss Re Reports Surprise Net Loss Tuesday, 4 Nov 2008 | 1:55 AM ET

    Swiss Re, the world's second-biggest reinsurer, reported a surprise third-quarter net loss of 304 million Swiss francs ($263.2 million), hurt by investment losses.

  • AIG Already Running Through Government Loans Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 6:51 AM ET

    The American International Group is rapidly running through $123 billion in emergency lending provided by the Federal Reserve, raising questions about how a company claiming to be solvent in September could have developed such a big hole by October, the New York Times reports.

  • Sell Block: Hedge Funds Cash In on AIG Thursday, 16 Oct 2008 | 7:37 PM ET

    That means, if you own the stock, it's time to cash out.

  • Why Insurance Stocks Are Under Pressure Thursday, 16 Oct 2008 | 3:55 PM ET

    In general, traders and analysts agree that: 1) these insurers have very little short-term debt; 2) do not use much financial leverage; 3) they receive new dollars every day that need to be invested.

  • FDIC Chair Seeks Fee Increase For Insurance Fund Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 10:25 AM ET
    FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair

    The head of the FDIC on Tuesday asked for an increase in premiums that will double the average paid by U.S. banks and thrifts next year to replenish the deposit insurance fund.

  • Could The Credit Crisis Help Pfizer? Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | 3:46 PM ET

    Pretty much all of biopharma is caught in the downdraft of the markets today with the notable exception of Dendreon (data) and ImClone Systems (a deal).

  • Avoid Short-Term Thinking For Long-Term Needs Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | 11:41 AM ET

    Amid the market melee, you may be starting to question the investment strategy behind your battered portfolio, but before you attempt any knee-jerk moves to mitigate risk, consider the impact an uber conservative investment stance might have on your ability to feather your nest egg.

  • Small Price To Pay For Shelter From The Storm Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | 11:41 AM ET

    As the Wall Street crisis unfolds, insurance policy holders might be asking themselves if the premiums they are paying for their coverage are going to do what are supposed to do: protect them from risk.

  • Biotech Bonanza For ImClone & Dendreon Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | 10:56 AM ET

    Okay, what were the chances that ImClone would get bought and Dendreon would come out with its interim test results on the same morning? Slim to none, I'd say. But that's exactly what the news gods had in store for two of the hottest names in biotech.

  • Man of Steel? Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | 8:47 PM ET

    Turns out Wachovia's CEO was more hero than villian. It's just that Cramer didn't know until the Wells Fargo deal was announced.

  • Carmen and our team of experts answer your questions about bank failures, insurance and much more.

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