Chubb Ltd., one of the nation’s biggest, oldest and best-known property-casualty insurers, has made a preliminary proposal to acquire Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., another storied name in the industry.
The Connecticut-based Hartford HIG, +18.71% said in a release Thursday afternoon that it “has received an unsolicited, non-binding proposal from Chubb” to acquire the 211-year-old company. Hartford said its board of directors “is carefully considering the proposal with the assistance of its financial and legal advisors.”
Tesla Inc.’s quarterly sales zoomed past expectations, leading one analyst to call them a “drop the mic” number despite earlier Wall Street worries about chip and parts shortages that have plagued the auto industry. Tesla TSLA, -0.93% “yet again defied the skeptics and bears,” Dan Ives with Wedbush said in a note Friday. The strength […]
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Dear Quentin, I’m confused. My parents claimed me on their 2019 taxes (which was fine and agreed upon). However, I got married and filed my own 2020 taxes. When the third stimulus checks were released, my parents had not filed their 2020 taxes yet, so they received stimulus money for me as their dependent (which […]