Property and casualty insurance industry in the U.S. sees massive income increase

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The net income for this sector has doubled when compared to the same period the year before. A report on the property and casualty insurance industry has indicated that compared to 2011, when the first nine months brought in a net income of $12.3 billion, the first nine months of 2012 saw well over double that amount at $31.2 billion. Though this does not include Hurricane Sandy data, the report believes that will have “only a modest impact”. The report was created by A.M. Best, and was entitled “U.S. P/C…

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The Hartford continues downsizing as financial pressures mount

The Hartford Financial Services Group is planning to downsize in the coming months in an effort to make operations more efficient. The company is one of the largest investment and insurance organizations in the country and has been met with lingering financial woes since the 2008 recession. Downsizing will come in the form of staff reduction and the selling off of one of its fringe units: Trumbull Services, which served the property and casualty insurance industry. The company has been consistently downsizing – or streamlining – since late 2008 in…

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