Book-review: Das Grüne Paradoxon, Sinn (2012)

This is not an easy book to read. It is written academically (the topic is more discussed ideolically in Germany I believe since some facts/arguments are not welcome). Seldomly, i merely skimmed a few pages. Not all they data is up to date since I read an updated version from 2012, but the overall message still rings very true today, i beleive … unfortunately!

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P&C Insurance Economics 103.1: P&C Insurance, inflation and higher rates

P&C and especially Auto insurance companies’ earnings get pressured by higher combined ratios driven by claims inflation. As some central banks raise interest rates to tackle inflation forward investment returns support earnings and returns on equity. Higher investment income might increase competition and pressure underwriting margins further.  …

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Book-review: Wiedersehen im Café am Rande der Welt by John Strelecky

A friend gave me the GERMAN book to read after talking about it during a walk. The book is the sequel to Das Café am Rande der Welt which I did not read. I enjoyed the book anyway.

The book helps people answer what they really want in life by telling a simple story about a man who re-enters a special coffee shop. The first of his visits changed his life for the better and was covered in the first book.

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