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Weakest Link in Stress Testing

European bank-stress-test results were announced last week. The good news: only 13 out of 130 banks didn’t make passing grades. The bad news: this test says nothing about how well or badly these banks may do as going concerns in times of stress. 331 more words


Risk III

“The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing.”  - Phillip Fisher

In Part I, we defined risk as risk as… 505 more words

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Rise in healthcare regulatory scrutiny means providers must be extra cautious

Healthcare providers who submit claims to Medicare and Medicaid are exposed to greater financial risk than ever before. Enhanced anti-fraud legislation coupled with a massive increase in government resources aimed at recouping billing errors and fraud will ultimately take millions of dollars away from healthcare providers and cost substantial sums to refute or defend in legal expenses and forensic reviews. 492 more words

Property & Casualty

Payers understanding the provider perspective in a rapidly converging marketplace

As you’ve witnessed, rising medical costs and developing regulations have led to new initiatives to target clinical quality outcomes and manage financial risk. These and other market forces are transforming the way we interact: 494 more words

Value-based Care

Risk II

“To invest successfully, you need not understand beta, efficient markets, modern portfolio theory, option pricing or emerging markets. You may, in fact, be better off knowing nothing of these. 706 more words

Stock Market


What is risk?

This question was posed to me during an interview last Spring.

“Risk is the probable outcome of an uncertain endeavor.”*

I guess he liked my response because he hired me soon after.* Before we go any further, I’d like to pose the same question to you: What is risk? 590 more words

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