Unemployment rate headed to a 50-year low: Goldman Sachs

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Goldman Sachs sees the U.S. labor market maintaining its momentum well into 2022.  Economists at the firm led by Jan Hatzius lowered their year-end 2021 unemployment rate forecast slightly to 4.1% on Monday. For 2022, Hatzius and his team projects a 3.5% unemployment rate. If achieved, the unemployment rate would […]

QBE reports H1 financial results

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QBE Insurance Group Limited has published its interim results for the half year ended June 30 (1H21), and the Sydney-headquartered global insurer is the bearer of good news. From 1H20’s $712 million net loss after tax, the group bounced back to a statutory net profit after tax of $441 million […]

Newfront Insurance taps industry veteran for benefits practice

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San Francisco-based Newfront Insurance has announced the appointment of David Juelfs as a principal and employee benefits producer. Juelfs (pictured above) joins Newfront from Gallagher. He specializes in alternative funding strategies and developing wellbeing programs that improve the mental and physical health of employees and reduce medical costs. Employee benefits […]