Goldman, JPMorgan Planned Private Rescue of AIG
It never happened, of course. But AIG's former CEO Maurice Greenberg believes the federal government didn't have the authority to step in.
Why Low Interest Rates Boost Insurance Prices
A steady drop in insurance companies’ investment income is prodding them to charge you more.
How The Hartford Was Saved from the Brink
During the financial crisis the firm's share price fell by almost 100 percent. Its CFO tells a tale of survival.
Will “Shadow Insurance” Shock the System?
New York’s top financial-services regulator thinks life insurers are using captive reinsurance to gussy up their books.
AIG: America’s Improved Giant
The insurer has done a good job of rehabilitating itself. Can it stand on its own feet?
If Mergers Pick up, Can Lawsuits Be Far Behind?
Recent tepid litigation against directors and officers may have led to a false sense of security about lawsuits to come.
AIG’s Tax Break: a “Stealth Bailout”?
The insurance giant benefits from a waiver most acquired companies can’t get.