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Blown cover – Changing weather could put insurance firms out of business | Finance and economics

THE PILOTS of the Port of London Authority are the cabbies of the Thames estuary. Based in Gravesend, 33km from the capital, they navigate some 10,000 ships into London terminals every year. Dispatched offshore on fast patrol boats, they use rope ladders to board ships as tall as buildings. Much like London’s black-cab drivers, who know its 25,000 streets by heart, they must recall every sandbank and wind farm at the mouth of the river.

They are essential links in supply lines relied on by south-east England for everything from food to fuel. But when winds are too strong, pilots cannot board ships. If delays accumulate, terminals get clogged. The fiercer storms that could soon come to British shores could paralyse trade for days. Such a chain reaction is an example of the costs carbon emissions may bring.

Insurance companies are

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Great time for long-term investors to put money into U.S.: Mnuchin

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday that the U.S. economy would have a “rough quarter” due to the coronavirus, but the underlying fundamentals were sound and it was a great time for long-term investors to put money into the United States.

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin walks to a meeting during negotiations on a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) relief package on Capitol in Washington, U.S., March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Al Drago/File Photo

Mnuchin told Fox Business that small businesses would receive details on Monday on where and how to apply for some $350 billion in emergency virus-relief loans, and the Trump administration was ready to ask Congress for more funding if the current program did not suffice.

“I expect that with all of this liquidity we’re putting into the economy to get through the next couple of months, when we reopen, we’ll be

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Put money where mouth is

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put (one’s) money where (one’s) mouth is

To do, live up to, or follow through on something one talks about, threatens, or promises, especially (but not always) when it involves spending money. Fans who have been demanding a sequel for the last decade had better put their money where their mouth is and go buy a ticket! He promised to lower taxes if he got elected. Now let’s see if he’ll put his money where his mouth is.

Put your money where your mouth is!

Inf. Stop just talking and stake your own money! (From gambling. Can also be said to someone giving investment advice.) You want me to bet on that horse? Did you? Why don’t you put your money where your mouth is? If this is such a good stock, you buy it. Put your money where your mouth is!

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