October 2, 2014

Thursday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 5/23/2013

› Salaries for corporate CEOs at an all-time high, data shows
CEO pay has been going in one direction for the past three years: up. The head of a typical large public company made $9.7 million in 2012, up 6.5 percent from a year earlier.

› Oklahoma tornado unlikely to impact Florida property insurance market
A recurring concern after any major storm is whether it will impact global prices for reinsurance, which refers to added layers of insurance that insurance companies buy to defray the payouts they would have to make after catastrophic events.

› Florida Lottery prepares for $590 million Powerball winner
The world is still waiting to hear who bought that winning $590 million Powerball ticket in Zephyrhills last Saturday. The winner is required under Florida law to redeem the ticket at Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. Lottery Secretary Cynthia O'Connell says the agency is prepared to help the person through the claims process.

› Naples makes TripAdvisor's top 25 U.S. locations
Naples for the first time has landed a spot on TripAdvisor’s 2013 Travelers' Choice Destination awards. Miami and Orlando also made the list.

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