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    The $20 billion MainStay Marketfield fund's chicken or egg problem

    Fund performance sagged as assets ballooned and performance sagged – but the manager says his bad bets were the culprit.

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    Slow 2012 for VA sales as costs climb, insurers leave the space

    After strong growth in 2010 and 2011, VA sales are expected to slow as products become less attractive, guaranteed-withdrawal percentages slide and fees continue to skyrocket.

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    New York Life splits life insurance, investment operations

    Annuities to be slotted under the latter; retirement income boss Chris Blunt to oversee insurance

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    Ratings drop for U.S. won't hurt insurers, Moody's says

    Four major life insurers with pristine Aaa ratings are likely to hold on to their status, provided that the United States' government bond rating doesn't fall by more than one rung

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    Triple-A rated insurers can handle a mild downgrade of U.S. debt

    The ratings of four major life insurers with pristine Aaa ratings are likely to hold steady, provided the U.S.'s government bond rating doesn't fall by more than one rung.

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    Financial advisers, insurers hail GAO plug for immediate annuities

    "A SIGNPOST' MORE MARKETING FULL PLATE Although encouraged by the results of a recent Government Accountability Office study that effectively endorses immediate annuities as a supplement to Social Security, financial advisers and insurers don't think that the GAO's imprimatur will lead to an

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    California insurance czar probes 10 insurers over lapsed policies

    A slate of major life insurers — the 10 largest doing business in California — are under investigation for the way they handle dormant life insurance policies

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    Probe widens, as California examines how 10 life insurers handle dormant policies

    The ten largest life insurers doing business in California are under the microscope over the way they handle dormant life insurance policies.

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    Insurers getting plenty of mileage out of LTC hybrids

    Combination life and long-term care polices are gaining serious traction in the marketplace. One for-instance: Sales for Lincoln National's MoneyGuard are up 62 percent over the past year.

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    N.Y. Life to release longevity annuity product

    Worried about outlasting your savings? Worry no more; N.Y. Life has you covered

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    Financial firms help Japan

    Financial services firms — many with operations in Japan — are opening their corporate pockets in response to the country's disasters

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    NY Life taps new CIO

    New York Life Insurance Co. said today that John Kim, president and chief executive of the company's investment management arm, will become chief investment officer at the end of the year.

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    Big insurers launching fee-based annuities

    In an attempt to appeal to dually registered advisers, major life insurers are launching fee-based annuities.

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    Donald Salama tapped for new role at New York Life Investment Management

    Donald Salama was named chief strategy officer at New York Life Investment Management, effective Feb. 15. The position is new. Mr. Salama was head of New York Life Retirement Plan Services, which provides investment management and other retirement services to defined benefit and defined

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    Banks' annuity fee income rose, FA sales fell in "09 3Q

    Fee income from annuity sales climbed at bank holding companies during the first three quarters of 2009, but sales of fixed annuities in the bank channel slipped, according to two separate studies released last week.