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Big Insurers Need to Be Watched

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, MetLife and other large insurance companies are systemically risky and need Federal Reserve oversight, as the Dodd-Frank law allows.
Someone to watch over me.

Could Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. threaten the stability of the financial system? The U.S.'s top regulators are asking themselves this question as they consider whether Berkshire and other large insurers should come under Federal Reserve oversight.

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