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Federal Reserve Warns of ‘Long Road’ Ahead to Economic Recovery

The Federal Reserve expects household finances and business balance sheets to suffer “persistent fragilities” as a result of the shock to economic activity arising from the coronavirus pandemic, the central bank said in a report to Congress on Friday. In …

Federal Reserve Finds Businesses Not So Optimistic About Economy

Businesses across the country surveyed by the Federal Reserve don’t appear to share the Trump administration’s optimism about a rapid economic recovery starting this summer. The Federal Reserve released a report Wednesday that draws on business contacts from the central …

Swiss Re, Veolia Unveil Initiative to Speed Recovery After Cat Event

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Ltd. and Veolia have joined forces, under the auspices of The Rockefeller Foundation, to launch an infrastructure recovery initiative to speed up economic recovery in the aftermath of catastrophic events for cities across the globe. The …

Independent Agencies Showing Signs of Recovery, Says Big ‘I’ Study

Things are looking better for the nation’s property/casualty independent insurance agencies. Organic growth for these agencies improved somewhat last year and their profitability held constant across most of the six revenue groups studied by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers …