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Top Ten US 2007 Insurance News Stories

As selected by Insurance Journal 1. Climate Change In February, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued the first of three reports. It confirmed: 1) the temperature in the atmosphere and the oceans has grown warmer and can be expected to continue to do...

US Won't Block Climate talks in Bali

Turns out somebody in the US wants to talk climate change. US delegates to a UN climate conference suggested they will not be a roadblock to a new international agreement aimed at reducing potentially catastrophic greenhouse gases, but refuse to endorse mandatory...

Encana Trying to Screw Albertans Through Royalties

EnCana has conducted their own biased evaluation of recommendations contained in the Alberta Royalty Review Panel Report. Of course, EnCana is worried about their investors and without surprise noted how negatively the proposed changes will have on EnCana’s...

Canadian Dollars hit Par with USD

First time in 30 Years Importers are thrilled, exporters are finding new ways to adjust. Tourists are reaping the benefits, domestic consumers still can’t catch a break. The new economy is hot, perhaps to hot in Canada, as for the first time since the 70’s...

US Consumer Credit Increases Yet Again

Originally posted in our forum and moved here: Forget about the fact you can’t afford the new car or couch, that hasn’t stopped Americans from spending way more than they earn. US consumer credit rose by a bigger-than-expected $10.27 billion in June on a...