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Your Weekly Recommendations Tuesday, November 21, 2017
 
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Sticker shock for many, insurer exits if Obamacare rule killed
CNBC • Dan Mangan
Actuaries warn Congress mandate repeal would increase premiums
The Hill • Peter Sullivan
Banks, insurers and telcos cite lack of rules, watch step on profiteering
The Economic Times of India • Sachin Dave
Here’s something both Democrats and Republicans actually agree on
MarketWatch • Jillian Berman
BlackRock: Bond market is not sending the scary message you think it is
CNBC
Funds managing $670 billion react to Norway oil "revolution"
World Oil Online • Kati Pohjanpalo, Niklas Magnusson
Kimberly-Clark: An Anchor Stock For Your Portfolio?
Seeking Alpha • David C. Kim
Spending In Retirement...Or Not?
Seeking Alpha • Blackrock Retirement Institute
Olympus Capital To Inject $70 Million Into Morgan Stanley-Backed Wind Company
CleanTechnica • Saurabh Mahapatra
What to look out for in Philip Hammond’s budget speech
The Guardian • Phillip Inman
 
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Economic Policy, Finance
Sticker shock for many, insurer exits if Obamacare rule killed
CNBCDan Mangan
A group of experts who set insurance prices warned Senate leaders Tuesday that repealing Obamacare's key coverage rule will lead to price hikes, and could weaken insurers' solvency and lead some to exit the market. At the same time, a leading health...
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Economic Policy, Health Insurance
Actuaries warn Congress mandate repeal would increase premiums
The HillPeter Sullivan
The American Academy of Actuaries is warning Congress against repealing ObamaCare’s individual mandate in tax reform, saying the move could lead to higher premiums and insurers leaving the market. The group warned in a letter to Congress on Tuesday against repealing the...
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Accounting, Economic Policy
Banks, insurers and telcos cite lack of rules, watch step on profiteering
The Economic Times of IndiaSachin Dave
MUMBAI: Banks, insurers and telecom operators, which dominate business-to-consumer (B2C) services, are treading cautiously to stay clear of anti-profiteering pitfalls as there aren’t any clear-cut guidelines yet on how to account for gains they may make from the introduction of the goods...
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AARP, Barack Obama
Here’s something both Democrats and Republicans actually agree on
MarketWatchJillian Berman
Getty Images We’re a politically divided nation, but standing up to student loan companies is a rare issue where Democrats and Republicans are starting to see eye to eye — at least in one state. Since 2015, legislators across the country have...
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Economic Policy, Finance
BlackRock: Bond market is not sending the scary message you think it is
CNBC
Wall Street's big fear is that the bond market is signaling the next economic downturn, but BlackRock's Rick Rieder says that's not so.
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Finance, Hedge Funds
Funds managing $670 billion react to Norway oil "revolution"
World Oil OnlineKati Pohjanpalo, Niklas Magnusson
HELSINKI and STOCKHOLM (Bloomberg) -- Asset management in the Nordic region is dominated by Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, which last week said it wants to exit all its oil and gas stocks. Bloomberg spoke with institutional investing heads in Sweden,...
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Finance, Investment Industry
Kimberly-Clark: An Anchor Stock For Your Portfolio?
Seeking AlphaDavid C. Kim
Summary Kimberly-Clark produces many household name products. The Company is a well-known dividend income stock. This article reviews big-picture past 5-year segment operations results, highlighting such items as operating profit margin, capex spending, and payout ratio trends. KMB is a very steady...
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Finance, Investment Industry
Spending In Retirement...Or Not?
Seeking AlphaBlackrock Retirement Institute
Summary Retirement assets mostly resilient over time. Retirement income: the sources and differences across wealth groups. Few retirees ran household budget deficits. Who ever thought spending retirement assets would be so difficult?…today’s retirees apparently Something unexpected has been the shared experience for...
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Cleantech, Energy & Utilities
Olympus Capital To Inject $70 Million Into Morgan Stanley-Backed Wind Company
CleanTechnicaSaurabh Mahapatra
Continuum Wind Energy entered the long list of Indian or India-based renewable energy companies looking to sell stakes to access fresh capital. Continuum Wind Energy, controlled by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners, could secure funding worth $70 million from private equity firm Olympus...
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Pensions & Retirement Plans, Taxation
What to look out for in Philip Hammond’s budget speech
The GuardianPhillip Inman
This is Philip Hammond’s first budget statement since the general election in June and the third since he became chancellor last year. In March he was cheered by his backbenchers after the UK avoided the recession predicted by many analysts following the...
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