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Synonyms for con

to apply one's mind to the acquisition or production of knowledge

to commit to memory

Synonyms for con

an argument opposed to a proposal

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a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison

a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

in opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc.

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Conning finds the BCBS plans' resurgence has been fueled by conversion to for-profit businesses, changing their status into "super blues," and becoming havens for consumers fleeing from highly managed programs to the less-structured BCBS products.
The study, "Life Insurance Demutualization - An Interim Report Card," found that while supporting arguments are persuasive for the benefits of turning private life insurers into public entities, Conning cautions that people, processes, and technology are not necessarily changed, nor are products or distributors.
Conning is a private equity firm and prominent source of capital for insurance and other financial services companies.
Leading life insurers recognize that customer focus and customer-directed underwriting may be sources of competitive advantage," said Jack Gohsler, SVP at Conning Research & Consulting, Inc.
The Conning study, "State Regulation of Health Insurance: The Unseen Crisis" is available from Conning Research & Consulting, Inc.
In the study, "Variable Annuity Marketplace: Thriving in Unfamiliar Terrain," Conning & Company found that surrenders grew 28% annually from 1997 to 2000, roughly twice the rate of premium and deposit growth.
The Conning study, "CRM in Personal Lines Insurance," found that insurers were split on the effectiveness and usefulness of CRM technology.
The Conning study, "Life Distribution Goes Independent: Succeeding in the Post-GLBA Environment," reports that not only have the independents captured the lion's share of sales in the life insurance world, insurers now are scrambling to distribute their products through agreements with entities that only a few years ago were viewed as competitors: banks.
Auto insurers are looking at more than a consumer's driving record when determining rates; they are also examining how drivers manage their finances, according to a recent Conning & Company study.
A star performer in the property-casualty sector for most of the past decade, the medical malpractice insurance industry is struggling with rapidly changing customer markets, according to a Conning & Company study.
Swiss Re and MetLife today announced that Swiss Re will acquire Conning Corporation, a MetLife affiliate and one of the United States' leading companies specializing in asset management for insurance company investment portfolios.
Life insurance companies did not alter their conservative approach to take advantage of the strong stock market from 1995 -1999 and their capital holdings remain far more conservative than the industry guidelines, according to a recent study from Conning & Company.
But, a new Conning & Company study reports that although the short term effects of Regulation XXX have been overstated by many in the industry, its real legacy will be the layering on of additional expenses on insurers who are already facing profitability challenges.
The latest Conning and Company survey reveals that not only is the size of medical claims on the rise, the definition of malpractice is being broadened to include "failure to detect.
Conning Corporation announced today it entered into an agreement to acquire the Charter Oak Capital Management operations ("Charter Oak"), a Hartford-based investment manager having expertise in managing fixed income and equity securities portfolios for the insurance industry.