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    Former Pimco parent Pacific Life moves accounts to Janus

    Pacific Life Insurance Co., the insurer where Pacific Investment Management Co. was started as a bond unit in 1971, is moving money from Bill Gross's old firm to Janus Capital Group Inc., which the bond legend joined last month.

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    Indexed universal life insurance faces fresh scrutiny

    Regulators homing in on whether insurers are presenting a picture of performance that's too rosy.

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    Wintrob to join Oaktree Capital as CEO

    Former AIG Life and Retirement executive to oversee nonfinancial operations at alternative investment shop.

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    FSI offers long-term disability, life insurance to members

    Program guarantees members coverage at a group rate FSI has secured as the plan sponsor.

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    Life insurance companies ranked by direct premiums

    Company2013 total direct premium2013 market shareMetropolitan$11,503.67.98%Northwestern Mutual$9,436.06.55%Prudential of America$8,341.95.79%New York Life$7,812.15.42%Lincoln National$6,144.54.27%MassMutual Life Insurance$5,077.73.52%John Hancock$4,849.43.37%Aegon U.S. Holding $4,065.22.82%State

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    Long-term care carriers

    CompanyNew 2013 PoliciesNew 2013 Annualized premiums ($M)In-force Policies, 2013In-force Annualized premiums ($M), 2013Bankers Life and Casualty 1, 27,248$12.0 283,996$476.3 Genworth Financial 353,974$133.8 1,209,869$2,508.8 John Hancock Life Insurance 313,305$36.2 604,889$1,394.9 Knights of

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    One of industry's last holdouts, NAIFA elects its first female president

    With women representing only 11.5% of advisers, trade group plans to highlight women in industry.

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    GAO report calls for more disclosure of managed accounts in 401(k)s

    The Labor Department should require providers to share more on fees, performance and benchmarking, GAO says.

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    Can an adviser affiliated with an insurance company be fee only? Yes.

    State rules on insurance affiliation complicate fee-only status for some CFPs.

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    Treasury allows longevity annuities in retirement plans

    The Treasury Department announces a rule that will allow retirement plan participants access to deferred-income annuities, also known as longevity insurance.

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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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    AIG promotes Peter Hancock to CEO, replacing Benmosche

    After paying off $182.3 billion bailout, insurer focused on property-casualty coverage, life insurance and retirement.

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    Hartford Financial Services Group names a new CEO

    Insurer Promotes CFO to replace previous CEO following a medical procedure related to a brain tumor.

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    Outlook for life insurance positive, depending on rates

    Analysts optimistic as long as insurers watch the credit quality of investments and rates rise gradually.

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    Japan's Dai-ichi Life to buy Protective Life for $5.7 billion

    Protective CEO and management team will remain in place; deal creates 13th-largest global insurer.