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  • Already cranky about the Fed, stock traders will be eyeing the Treasury's 10-year note auction Wednesday to see whether it helps drive interest rates higher.

  • With reassurances that the Fed will keep on easing, markets turn their attention to the European Central Bank Thursday, hoping for a rate cut.

  • How are white male managers doing when it comes to diversity? Great! At least that's what the white male managers said in a recent survey. NBC News reports.

  • Death is one of the only guarantees in life — that and taxes. And now, perhaps, getting hacked can be added to the list, and that's been a boon to the cyber-insurance industry.

  • Fragile economies and extreme weather have combined to crank up the global risk dial in the past year, creating an increasingly dangerous mix, according to the World Economic Forum.

  • How everyone will deal with the effects of Obamacare in 2013.

  • --New York- based Marsh& McLennan Cos. has reported material improvement in both its business and financial profiles in recent years. Rating Action On Oct. 12, 2012, Standard& Poor's Ratings Services raised its counterparty credit rating on Marsh& McLennan Cos. to' BBB' from' BBB-'.

  • *High investor demands keeps costs down for sponsors* Issuance may hit $7 bln this year By Sarah Mortimer. LONDON, Oct 9- The market for catastrophe bonds has boomed in the past year and is likely to keep growing as investors search for higher returns.

  • LONDON, Oct 5- Insurance prices barely rose in the three months to September as abundant supplies of capital allowed insurers to compete aggressively even after paying out near-record natural disaster claims last year.

  • *Barclays raises Allied World Assurance Company price target to $72. *Barclays raises Allstate Corp price target to $45 from $41; rating. *Barclays raises Arch Capital Group Ltd price target to $48 from $46;.