Most-read stories for the week include a report on U.S. insurers as they switch their attention toward fixed-income exchange-traded funds.
SIFI threshold could be 1st major domino to fall in Dodd-Frank reform
Bills to replace the $50 billion SIFI threshold with a risk assessment appear to have support from both Republicans and Democrats.
Insurers expand fixed-income ETF exposure amid bond liquidity, pricing concerns
U.S. insurers are becoming more interested in fixed-income exchange-traded funds ahead of what could be a "game-changer" for the business, according to one industry expert.
Hovde adds i-bankers to launch specialty finance practice
Former Houlihan Lokey Inc. and Milestone Advisors LLC investment bankers Tim Stute and T.J. Humes have joined Hovde Group LLC and will help launch a specialty finance practice at the company.
Accident-and-health biz set to become smaller piece of AIG's US mix
Amid ongoing speculation about what new management at American International Group Inc. might acquire, the insurer is about to divest a relatively sizable part of its accident-and-health business.
Lawmakers blast former Equifax CEO, call for more oversight of credit agencies
Former Equifax Inc. Chairman and CEO Richard Smith said a recent data breach stemmed from a mistake made by a single person and the failure of technology used to detect potential vulnerabilities in the company's systems.