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Charlottesville, Va.
Financial Services and Insurance Reporter — SNL Financial
As seen in:  SNL Financial
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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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May 28, 2015

@jbouie @tanehisicoates @MarqRobinson That's the worst part. If it's in Breitbart, fine. Publish in Politico, actual policymakers read that

May 28, 2015

@jbouie @tanehisicoates @MarqRobinson And Politico doesn't care, as long as that garbage headline gets clicks. That's the worst part.

May 28, 2015

RT @tanehisicoates: @adamcancryn @MarqRobinson @jbouie No point in responding. They take 20 mins to say something stupid. You spend two days debunking.

May 28, 2015

RT @JeffYoung: Check out our interactive map of the potential impact of the upcoming Supreme Court decision on Obamacare. huff.to/1FFezgX

May 28, 2015

@MarqRobinson *Assuming* this went through edits, what did the first draft look like? Can't even imagine

May 28, 2015

@MarqRobinson Truth. The plainness of this is so surprising tho, from the garbage headline on down.



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