Archive for the ‘GC Capital Tip’ Category



November 23rd, 2017

GC Capital Ideas Tip: Tagging

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Every article on GC Capital Ideas is “tagged.” Tags are keywords used to label a particular article. Since few stories deal with only one topic, tags give you several ways to find the information you need. To see an article on a specific subject, just click a tag at the end of an article. Examples include reinsurance rates, cyber and catastrophe bonds. Within each article, key terms are set up as links to tags, as well. Clicking one of these links (see the examples in the previous sentence) is the same as clicking a tag. It shows you all stories related to that keyword.

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September 4th, 2017

GC Capital Tip: Share Your Favorite Articles

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Did you find a story on GC Capital Ideas to be particularly useful? Let your colleagues know. You can flag the articles you find most helpful. You can “socially bookmark” articles on GC Capital Ideas in a few simple steps. At the bottom of every article, you’ll see a button that says, “Share.” Click it, and look for your preferred social bookmarking website, such as LinkedIn. If you aren’t registered with one of these sites, you’ll be prompted to do so (which doesn’t take long). Then, just log in, and label your favorite articles from GC Capital Ideas.

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July 4th, 2017

GC Capital Tip: Get Specific with Search

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Looking for specific information? If the tag cloud is bringing back too many results, use the “search” feature. It’s at the top of the right column on every page. Enter the terms that you want to find and click the button. You will be brought to a results page that lists article headlines and brief summaries. Click the headline that interests you.

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May 29th, 2017

GC Capital Tip: Tagging

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Every article on GC Capital Ideas is “tagged.” Tags are keywords used to label a particular article. Since few stories deal with only one topic, tags give you several ways to find the information you need. To see an article on a specific subject, just click a tag at the end of an article. Examples include reinsurance rates, cyber and catastrophe bonds. Within each article, key terms are set up as links to tags, as well. Clicking one of these links (see the examples in the previous sentence) is the same as clicking a tag. It shows you all stories related to that keyword.

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January 2nd, 2017

GC Capital Tip: Find Older Articles

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During busy times of the year, we add articles quickly. So, what you see on the front page of GC Capital Ideas one day may not be there the next. The article has not disappeared; it has just moved to the next page. Articles are listed in the order in which they were published. The newest is at the top of the front page. To see those that are a bit older, go to the bottom of a page and click the “Older Entries” link.

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December 26th, 2016

GC Capital Tip: Chart Room

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We all know that a picture is worth a thousand words. That is why GC Capital Ideas has the Chart Room. If you want to get a quick sense of important industry trends, the Chart Room provides snapshots of everything from catastrophe bonds to the Guy Carpenter World Rate on Line Index. We encourage you to use these charts in your presentations, along with the proper attribution.

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November 24th, 2016

GC Capital Tip: Talk to the Author

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Do you have a question about one of our articles? If so, contact us. Longer articles on GC Capital Ideas have a “contact” link right at the top. Clicking it will open your e-mail program and provide the appropriate address and subject line, so we can route your inquiry to the best source. If the e-mail software you use is not configured for this, e-mail us at: guy_carpenter@guycarp.com.

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September 5th, 2016

GC Capital Tip: Learn Which Topics Most Interest Industry Readers

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GC Capital Ideas presents rankings of the top GC Capital Ideas stories that have been viewed by the largest numbers of readers. These lists appear at the end of each week, each month and each quarter. Get an understanding of which industry topics are the hottest. Enter the terms “Week in Review,” “Month in Review” or “Quarter in Review” in the Search window to access these lists.

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July 4th, 2016

GC Capital Tip: Print-Friendly

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Take GC Capital Ideas with you on the train in the morning, or bring a copy of an article to a colleague. With the print-friendly feature, you can print articles in a format that is easy to read and share. When you are reading a story on GC Capital Ideas, look for the button in the upper right corner of the article: “Print This Post.” Click it, and you will see the article in its printable form. Then, just click the print button on your web browser. To get back to GC Capital Ideas after you print, click the “Back” button on your browser.

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May 30th, 2016

GC Capital Tip: Find It With The Tag Cloud

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The “tag cloud” is the list of keywords on the side of every GC Capital Ideas page. Each keyword is a tag used on this website. Clicking a tag in the tag cloud is the same as clicking a tag at the end of an article: it brings you to a list of articles on a particular subject. In the tag cloud, you’ll see that some words are shown with a larger font. Font size indicates the number of articles on which a tag is used.

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