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Ruminations, Reflections from the 2015 SOA Annual Conference

I got back this Wednesday from the Society of Actuaries’ Annual Conference held this year in Austin, Texas and thought I’d share some of my takeaways from the event. I was privileged to speak on... Read more

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Delta Blues

This post is a follow up to my last one – admittedly on the late side – but I got some great feedback on that one and decided to let the ideas germinate a bit... Read more

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IOVA – A Perilous Term?

About a month ago I was catching up via phone with a longtime industry contact, who gave me a little food for thought I figured I’d share with you. We were discussing recent annuity product... Read more

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Dealing With Data

Much of the past two weeks I’ve been working on a number of projects, among them updating my spreadsheet of data related to variable insurance volatility-managed portfolios, and I intend to post a second quarter... Read more

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A Summer Rambling

Temperatures here in New York City have risen of late, as well as humidity, typical of our summers. Last evening we endured torrential rain with thunder and lightning and we’re being hit with the same... Read more