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Forum: Pension - Social Security Yesterday, 03:18 PM
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ILLINOIS ...

ILLINOIS

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/opinion/ct-sta-slowik-harvey-pension-crisis-st-0418-story.html#new_tab
Forum: Pension - Social Security Yesterday, 03:13 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 23,587
Posted By campbell
ILLINOIS ...

ILLINOIS

http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20180416/BLOGS02/180419895/illinois-pension-crisis-is-there-a-way-out?X-IgnoreUserAgent=1

...
Forum: Pension - Social Security Yesterday, 02:49 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 98,030
Posted By campbell
PLASTERERS ...

PLASTERERS

https://burypensions.wordpress.com/2018/04/19/breaking-news-nineteenth-union-plan-files/
Forum: General Actuarial Yesterday, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By campbell
Most large reinsurers have retakaful programs. I...

Most large reinsurers have retakaful programs. I linked to SwissRe, but there are also these:

https://rgare.com/products-and-services/retakaful
...
Forum: Pension - Social Security Yesterday, 02:42 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 98,030
Posted By campbell
https://www.thinkadvisor.com/2018/04/19/meet-your-...

https://www.thinkadvisor.com/2018/04/19/meet-your-multiemployer-pension-nightmare-actuary/?kw=Meet%20Your%20Multiemployer%20Pension%20Nightmare:%20Actuary%20to%20Lawmakers&et=editorial&bu=TA&cn=201804...
Forum: General Actuarial Yesterday, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,212
Posted By campbell
http://www.swissre.com/reinsurance/insurers/retaka...

http://www.swissre.com/reinsurance/insurers/retakaful/

http://insuranceasianews.com/topics/reinsurance/is-the-end-nigh-for-retakaful/
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 11:31 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,618
Posted By campbell
Let me be more specific -- I would read books...

Let me be more specific -- I would read books while walking. I always had a book in my hand. This is not really something people made fun of me so much as would remark on, because it was odd...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 31,620
Posted By campbell
oh, that's not my Croton, but that river does go...

oh, that's not my Croton, but that river does go by us
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 11:27 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 31,620
Posted By campbell
http://northsalem.dailyvoice.com/news/man-clinging...

http://northsalem.dailyvoice.com/news/man-clinging-to-branch-after-trying-to-save-dog-rescued-from-croton-river/735932/



Poor doggie. It's probably dead.


The water has been very high &...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:23 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,618
Posted By campbell
Huge forehead and chin Always reading books

Huge forehead and chin

Always reading books
Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-18-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 43,639
Posted By campbell
remember the word "indirectly" Anyway,...

remember the word "indirectly"



Anyway, I don't work in that field, so I will be interested in seeing comments from those who do.

I'm not planning, necessarily, to submit a comment. But I...
Forum: Finance - Investments 04-18-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By campbell
fwiw, this is the sector that's more worrisome: ...

fwiw, this is the sector that's more worrisome:

http://www.naic.org/capital_markets_archive/180411.htm
Forum: Finance - Investments 04-18-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By campbell
What were their credit ratings before defaulting?...

What were their credit ratings before defaulting?

If below investment grade, then that's not too surprising



Default rates on corporate bonds had been very low since 2010... I've been...
Forum: Finance - Investments 04-18-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 142,126
Posted By campbell
CONNECTICUT ...

CONNECTICUT
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-18-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10,718
Views: 1,353,593
Posted By campbell
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opiliones

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opiliones
Forum: Finance - Investments 04-18-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 47,047
Posted By campbell
https://www.bondbuyer.com/articles/puerto-rico-ove...

https://www.bondbuyer.com/articles/puerto-rico-oversight-board-plan-sees-biggest-budget-surplus
Forum: Health - Disability 04-18-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 90,679
Posted By campbell
TYPHOID PAKISTAN ...

TYPHOID

PAKISTAN

https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/04/first-xdr-typhoid-is-on-the-verge-of-being-untreatable-spreading-globally/
Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-18-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 98,030
Posted By campbell
CONGRESSIONAL HEARINGS video (begins about...

CONGRESSIONAL HEARINGS

video (begins about 40 minutes in):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-puXGHUrYk


hmmm, gotta subscribe to that youtube channel
...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-18-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 43,639
Posted By campbell
I think they didn't like the "New:" in the...

I think they didn't like the "New:" in the subject line of the prior email. I searched my emails, and didn't see any others from ASB that started "New: Proposed..." blah blah
Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-18-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 43,639
Posted By campbell
just got the other one... and I can't see any...

just got the other one... and I can't see any differences, other than the subject line and that intro message
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-18-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,604
Posted By campbell
ugh

ugh
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-18-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,604
Posted By campbell
JGFCAS. Yeah, I'm dinging him for that one.

JGFCAS.

Yeah, I'm dinging him for that one.
Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-18-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 43,639
Posted By campbell
I got only one email, so...

I got only one email, so...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-18-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,604
Posted By campbell
okay, now you're pissing me off.

okay, now you're pissing me off.
Forum: Pension - Social Security 04-18-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 23,587
Posted By campbell
And I really don't like what Calpers does as a...

And I really don't like what Calpers does as a "fix" when a sponsor can no longer afford pension contributions.
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