Most read stories forthe week include an article on how health co-op liquidations are pittingpolicyholders against taxpayers and a look at SNL's financial services M&Aleague table.
Headline risk squeezesBuffett's bet on Wells Fargo
In a little more than a month, Warren Buffett's position inWells Fargo & Co.has seen more than $3 billion in value erased.
Another Beechwoodcedant 'well aware' of CNO recapture
News of CNOFinancial Group Inc.'s termination of long-term care reinsurance agreementswith Beechwood ReLtd. has not been lost on at least one other entity that cededbusiness to an affiliate of the Cayman Islands reinsurer.
Health co-opliquidations pit policyholders against taxpayers
The Obama administration's quiet reliance on"offsetting" to recoup millions in loans to failed health co-ops hasdrawn the ire of state regulators, who say the maneuver prevents policyholdersand providers from receiving the money they are owed.
Portalesfounder, 2 others join Compass Point
Charles Peabody, founding partner of equity research firmPortales PartnersLLC, and two others joined Compass Point Research & Trading LLC.
CBOE/Bats dealpushes Barclays to top of securities and investments adviser rankings inQ3
The four financial advisers on 's proposed $3.2billion acquisition of Bats Global Markets Inc. vaulted to the top of theM&A financial adviser rankings in the securities and investments space forthe first three quarters of the year, according to SNL Financial data.