WASHINGTON, Nov 3- MetLife has retained a top Washington lawyer in its bid to escape a plan by the U.S. financial risk council to subject it to far tougher rules, a sign the largest U.S. insurer may be preparing a legal challenge. A MetLife spokesman told Reuters the company had retained Eugene Scalia, a partner at law firm Gibson Dunn LLP, who has successfully fought...
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Oct 1-* Barclays raises Aflac Inc price target to $58 from $55; rating overweight. *Barclays raises The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc price. *Barclays raises Lincoln National Corp price target to $24 from $20;.
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But when it comes to the true cost of saving the financial system, while I’m happy with the performance of TARP, the true cost to the taxpayer, in the form of zero percent interest rates, can never be quantified.