We're on a record early-season pace for named hurricanes, about nine weeks ahead of an average season, according to the National Hurricane Center. But the large number of storms so far masks the fact that they were all short-lived.
The estimate is down 21% from the 10-year average of $38 billion for first-half losses, up 8% from the average of $28 billion for the past 20 years and 54% higher than the $20 billion average since 1980.
U.S. companies are raising new questions about how they can make workplaces safe after the world's top public health agency acknowledged that tiny airborne droplets of the novel coronavirus may contribute to its spread.
A large number of Americans working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic aren't worried about cyber attacks even though they're at greater risk compared to working in the office, Chubb found in a new survey.
Companies of all sizes are leaning on automation to keep factories running without compromising the health and safety of their workers. Half of the chief financial officers surveyed last month by PricewaterhouseCoopers said they were planning to accelerate automation.