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Financial services and insurance, most read in 2016


Insight Weekly: Bank boards lag on gender parity; future of office in doubt; US LNG exports leap


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Insight Weekly: Loan growth picks up; US-China PE deals fall; France faces winter energy crunch

Financial services and insurance, most read in 2016

Most read stories for 2016 include a report on why robo-advisers could end up being the primary way for average savers to plan for retirement and an article on House Speaker Paul Ryan's agenda for Dodd-Frank Act reforms.

House Speaker Paul Ryan introduces sweeping Dodd-Frank reform agenda

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan released a broad legislative agenda on June 14 that includes rolling back key provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act.

Trump economic adviser will push to eliminate energy, commerce departments

An economic policy adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign said he would urge a Trump administration to eliminate the departments of energy, commerce and education.

Megadeals have tough act to follow

If 2015 was the year of the megadeal, 2016 might turn out to be the year of the cross-border deal.

Genworth one of many pushing for rate hikes on LTC business

Genworth Financial Inc. has been securing rate hikes on individual long-term care policies, along with several other insurers, a review of data shows.

Digital lenders focused on partnerships at key conference

The LendIt USA conference kicked off April 11 in San Francisco, and several digital lenders used the event to announce major partnerships.

Health Republic's legal crusade against the US government

By the time Dawn Bonder made the call in October 2015 to shut down Health Republic Insurance Co., she was already at work on her next venture: a lawsuit against the United States of America.

Some still hiring in equity research

Even though the equity research industry is facing headwinds, some analysts are still landing jobs.

Trump, Kashkari spar over Fed interest rates

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump accused the Federal Reserve of keeping rates low to prop up the stock market for political reasons in a CNBC interview.

Fla. Insurance Commissioner McCarty to seek NAIC's top job

Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty spent recent weeks discussing his potential candidacy with several other insurance commissioners, a source familiar with his activities said, and is now confident that he has enough support for a serious run at leading the NAIC.

Greater shift to robo-advisers for average savers may accompany fiduciary rule

On the eve of the expected rollout of the Department of Labor's new fiduciary rule, a full audience gathered for a Life Insurance Conference panel in Las Vegas dedicated to the new standard's implications for retirement planners and the wider investment advice industry.