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Charlottesville, Va.
Financial Services and Insurance Reporter — SNL Financial
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Covers:  health reform, wall street, financial reform, public policy, sports, insurance, financial regulation

Senior reporter covering insurance, politics & regulation @SNLFinancial. Millenniold. Just here so I don't get fined. acancryn [at] snl [dot] com

Adam Cancryn's Biography

I’m a financial services and insurance reporter for SNL Financial, based in Charlottesville, Va.
I also run the sports site Began in ‘96, and have written for The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires and the Philadelphia Business Journal.

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The problem with 'the problem with' headlines

adamcancryn.com — Introducing! The latest in clickable, social media-approved, curiosity-gap exploiting headlines: The problem with [blank]. As modeled by Vox: Like its cynical, social media consultant-inspired predecessors You'll never believe... and [Declarative statement]. [Ridiculous claim], The problem with [blank] is perfect for pairing with content you think is too wonky/complicated/long or - on the flip side - just outright dumb and uninspiring enough to attract attention on its own merits.

Adam Cancryn

SNL: Risk & Regulation: Senate passes 7-year TRIA reauthorization

snl.com — TowneBank purchasing Virginia-based Franklin Financial for $275M - Tuesday, July 15, 2014 8:47 AM Reinsurers - alternative capital is a friend, not a foe, say panelists - Thursday, July 10, 2014 8:49 AM Fed data offers insight into banks' systemic risk - Monday, July 14, 2014 3:16 PM Dire cat market persists at July 1 - Wednesday, July 09, 2014 10:53 AM Sandler O'Neill sees principal changes - Monday, July 07, 2014 8:47 AM A regular feature dealing with legislative and regulatory issues at both the state and federal level that impact the insurance markets.
Jul 18, 2014

RT @SNLInsurance: "Without TRIA, commercial development would halt" Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev bit.ly/1mYDzHD

Jul 18, 2014

RT @SNLInsurance: With overwhelming approval, Senate passes 7-year #TRIA reauthorization bit.ly/1mYDzHD @adamcancryn

SNL: Risk & Regulation: Senate likely to take up TRIA reauthorization bill this week

snl.com — Message from the Beveridge curves - Monday, July 14, 2014 9:15 AM Maybe the Fed's decisions in the late 1920s haunt its decision making today - Wednesday, July 09, 2014 11:09 AM Fed data offers insight into banks' systemic risk - Monday, July 14, 2014 3:16 PM Moody's lowers Canadian banking system outlook to negative - Tuesday, July 08, 2014 10:39 AM Best of the Web, North American financials edition - Thursday, July 10, 2014 1:24 PM A regular feature dealing with legislative and regulatory issues at both the state and federal level that impact the insurance markets.
Jul 15, 2014

The Senate will take up #TRIA on Thurs., along with an amendment to add a community banker to the Fed board: bit.ly/1l0mYiy

SNL: MarketWeek: Reinsurers' pricing woes mean big bargains for P&C insurers

snl.com — The state-run insurer needed to fill a $750 million hole left by the expiration of a catastrophe bond and then renew another $854 million of traditional reinsurance coverage. Given all the reports of falling rates in the reinsurance sector, it hoped to accomplish both at a lower price than it had in 2013.
Jul 01, 2014

RT @SNLInsurance: P&C insurers can have it all: Why primary carriers love the turmoil in the reinsurance industry bit.ly/1sKIiBo

SNL: AIG aims for calmer, more profitable era under incoming CEO Hancock

snl.com — Asset manager backed by AIG, Oak Hill launches - Wednesday, June 11, 2014 9:37 AM AIG's Benmosche to resign; Hancock to take reins as CEO - Tuesday, June 10, 2014 4:45 PM QBE puts sale of mid-market business on hold - Tuesday, June 17, 2014 9:33 AM Carolina banks reach deal to create $30B institution - Tuesday, June 10, 2014 8:19 PM JPMorgan could lose $100B in deposits through QE reversal - Wednesday, June 11, 2014 10:31 AM After several years marked by big personalities, risky bets and financial meltdowns, American International Group Inc.
Jun 23, 2014

$AIG's next challenge: Be boring. Be suuuuuper boring. Given it's past, could be harder than it sounds: bit.ly/1j7K1Y4

SNL: Risk & Regulation: House Financial Services Committee passes 5-year TRIA reauthorization

snl.com — A regular feature dealing with legislative and regulatory issues at both the state and federal level that impact the insurance markets.

SNL: Q&A: House reauthorization bill a first step to phasing out TRIA, Neugebauer says

snl.com — Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Texas, on June 17 officially unveiled his plan to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program, backing a five-year extension that would gradually reduce the government's obligations. The legislation is a more conservative alternative to the Senate's version and aims to set the stage for the federal backstop's eventual elimination.
Jun 18, 2014

Setting the stage for the eventual end of #TRIA. My interview with Randy Neugebauer: bit.ly/1l2O3Ft

Briefing Room | SNL

snl.com — Congress could be forced to settle for a short-term extension of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program if lawmakers cannot compromise on multi-year legislation, Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Texas, told SNL on June 17. Neugebauer authored a House proposal that would reauthorize the federal backstop for five years, but significantly reduce the government's role and aim to eventually phase it out altogether.
Jun 17, 2014

Insurers will love this: Lawmaker opens door to a short-term #TRIA extension, instead of multi-year renewal: bit.ly/1pdAB2R

SNL: Risk & Regulation: House to release 5-year TRIA reauthorization bill, aims to scale back program

Jun 12, 2014

RT @SNLFinancial: The House will officially release its #TRIA bill as early as next week, but all the details are right here: bit.ly/1kRn9jK

Jun 12, 2014

RT @SNLFinancial: The House will officially release its #TRIA bill as early as next week, but all the details are right here: bit.ly/1kRn9jK

Jun 13, 2014

House's opening salvo on #TRIA reauthorization: 5 yrs, gradual phaseout and a ton of government studies bit.ly/1kRn9jK

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Jul 30, 2015

In which law students read reporters who could've been law students if they just listened to their ma for once twitter.com/jacobgershman/…

Jul 30, 2015

The Roots! Does Kasich only listen to jazz & show tunes? Is he a time traveler from the '20s? Why won't the MSM ask the hard questions

Jul 29, 2015

Congrats to @leahfinnegan, @caityweaver and the rest of the ex-Gawkerers on their new jobs as Drake's ghostwriter

Jul 27, 2015

Note: SNL does news. N-E-W-S. News isn't spelled "analysis," "information" or "commentary." pic.twitter.com/A0ktBoWgdb



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