Buffett 10% Investment Munich Re Says 20 Prostitutes Attended Rewards Party
Just because today was lacking a little on the whole surreal news track: MUNICH RE SAYS PROSTITUTES ATTENDED AGENTS’ REWARD PARTY MUNICH RE SAYS ABOUT 20 PROSTITUTES WERE AT 2007 BUDAPEST PARTY MUNICH RE SAYS PROSTITUTE PARTY AT SPA VIOLATED COMPANY POLICY Well at least someone was rewarded at the peak of the credit bubble. In completely unrelated news, Munich Re gets a Buffett boost
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Allstate Purchases Esurance for Billion
Allstate Corp., the U.S. auto insurance giant, on Wednesday signed an agreement to acquire Esurance and Answer Financial for $ 1 billion combined, from White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd.
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Swap the management-speak for plain English
Why does so much of the language of management seem to be about concealing meaning, rather than revealing it?
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Nothing ever ends as good as it should. Example: my forthcoming death. Now, a person of my prestige should die in a spectacular way—such as being eaten by wolves, or rescuing a basket of kittens from inside an erupting volcano while using an experimental jet pack. Unfortunately, it ain’t gonna end this way. Like you, I’ll probably meet my fate at the hands of prostate cancer, heart attack, or …
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