Articles by Morgan O'Rourke

Compensation Controversy

Compensation Controversy

Lavish salaries and bonuses for bank executives continue to inspire a populist uproar.

 
Checking Out

Checking Out

What does the growing obsolescence of personal checks say about the future of money?

 
Aftershock: Protect Yourself and Profit in the Next Global Financial Meltdown

Aftershock: Protect Yourself and Profit in the Next Global Financial Meltdown

David Wiedemer, Robert Wiedemer and Cindy Spitzer take another look at America’s precarious bubble economy.

 
Enjoying the Ride: The Soft P/C Market Continues in 2010

Enjoying the Ride: The Soft P/C Market Continues in 2010

The financial crisis has made it difficult for businesses to make ends meet. But there is good news for insurance buyers who will be able to enjoy the low prices of a soft property/casualty market that shows every sign of continuing.

 
Fair or Foul?

Fair or Foul?

The iconic Barack Obama “HOPE” image is at the center of a bitter copyright dispute.

 
Top Talent

Top Talent

Companies see more attrition after mass layoffs than they do from the layoffs themselves.

 
Obesity Court

Obesity Court

With medical costs rising, several courts have ruled that employers must pay for obesity-related surgery.

 
Beware of Watchdog?

Beware of Watchdog?

A new EU financial sector regulatory system faces criticism from banking and insurance groups.

 
Scalped

Scalped

By suing their fans, the Washington Redskins may have incurred the wrath of the football gods.

 
Building Relationships to Strengthen Risk Programs

Building Relationships to Strengthen Risk Programs

A panel of insurers, brokers and buyers discuss how they can work together to address risk management concerns.

 
Think Twice

Think Twice

According to Michael Mauboussin, sometimes our instincts are wrong.