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Accelerant Insurance Expert John Duval, Sr. Quoted in MarketWatch Article

Posted by Jack Duval

Nov 16, 2013 5:22:07 AM

Variable annuity expert John Duval, Sr. was quoted in a recent MarketWatch article about the suitability of variable annuities for retirees.  (MarketWatch)  Duval, Sr. was quoted a number of times about the tax aspects of variable annuity investing, including:

Variable annuities only offer ordinary income, no capital gains opportunities, ever... High net worth investors and variable annuities trigger double taxation at death, he said. In fact, the beneficiaries get 1099s for the gains.

The article was written by Robert Powell, a MarketWatch Retirement columnist.
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Topics: variable annuity taxation, variable annuity expert, insurance, Senior Investors, investments, variable annuity litigation, John Duval Sr.

Climate Corp. Combines Big Data, Predictive Analytics, and Insurance and Raises $50M

Posted by Jack Duval

Jun 15, 2012 6:28:22 AM

Climate Corp. is selling weather insurance to farmers based on data that the farmers provide to the company.  Climate Corp. then crunches the data (a cool trillion fields) and offers the farmers bespoke crop insurance.

Read the article here.

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Topics: big data, Data Analysis, insurance, Climate Corp., farmers, crop, Predictive Analytics

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