Month: March 2014

Reinsurance Causes Investor Feeding Frenzy

Property catastrophe reinsurance is causing a feeding frenzy for investors as they seem extremely willing to plunk their money into an alternative investment that does not correlate with their other portfolio bets. The tens of billions of dollars flowing into the reinsurance industry are being funneled into securities including catastrophe bonds and other insurance-linked reinsurance… Read more »

How Hot Data Influences Real-Time Decisions

Big data is big news these days, promising extraordinary insight into a company’s business performance against forecasted performance in as close to “real time” as possible. All that structured and unstructured data flowing in from internal and external sources can hasten decisions to quickly seize opportunities and avoid risks. Within big data is a subset of data… Read more »