TweetWeek through March 19, 2011

 

Again, Japan vs. the world

Japan

  • RT @reactionsnet COMMENT: Japan, one week on http://bit.ly/gGcMzZ My two cents on the earthquake’s effect on #insurance and #reinsurance
  • RT @iiiorg Wondering how insurance coverage for nuclear accidents works in the U.S.? A primer and resource guide: http://bit.ly/fzEhwG #japan #nuclear
  • Eqecat: Japan quake a “seismological black swan.” Given was thought too old to shake a 9.0. Zone that shifted was size of Indiana
  • Whither Japan’s radioactive plume – NYTimes.com http://ow.ly/4gleo
  • EQECAT estimates Japan quake at $12B to $25B, including tsunami: http://ow.ly/4fJSh || Way lower than AIR’s $15B to $35B excluding tsunami
  • RT @EQECAT – Japan earthquake updates re. reinsurance & cat bond markets (15th Mar) by @artemisbm http://t.co/L9MwioQ || Great daily summary
  • 6.2 quake near Mt. Fuji, SW of Tokyo – http://ow.ly/4fbLF || Expect another $0.5B insured losses, Eqecat says
  • FT Alphaville » What Japan’s earthquake could mean for reinsurers – part one http://ow.ly/4fb95
  • Tsunami hit coast has exposures of $24bn: InsuranceDay.com http://ow.ly/4eUGM (h/t Robert Bear)
  • In Japan, the public bears most of the risk of earthquakes » Insurance Industry Blog http://ow.ly/4eJ8W
  • Japan Earthquake: Japan Quake-Hit Region to Suffer $171 Billion Economic Loss: Credit Suisse – CNBC http://ow.ly/4ewAA
  • Aflac Dumps Duck Voice Actor For Tasteless Japan Tweets – CNBC http://ow.ly/4ewwY || He did the same thing after 9/11.

 

Elsewhere

  • Crossroad of ERM « Riskviews http://ow.ly/4hsFe || Overheard at Chicago’s ERM symposium
  • AIG denies Chartis’ Moor full bonus after boosting reserves | Business Insurance http://ow.ly/4hkKb || He only got $1.71M bonus, poor bubby.
  • All Quinn bidders seek claims bailout – Independent.ie http://ow.ly/4eFSs || Zurich’s prospects appear dim
  • Solvency II: Complex engineering task creates ‘skills crunch’ – FT.com http://ow.ly/4h9mN || ‘It is a big like building a jet airliner.’
  • 2010: Number Of U.S. Companies Posting Combined Ratios Over 100 Triples | PropertyCasualty360 http://ow.ly/4gDzk
  • RT @PrezMike2010 Almost forgot to say Happy Pi Day! Oh and in 5 years, Pi day will fall on 3/14/16! – http://bit.ly/fLzRdB
  • SOA alters path to CERA credential, expands ERM coursework http://ow.ly/4el0B
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