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  • n. Plural form of unlocking.


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  • Our results in the year-ago quarter included net charges of $0.49 per share from the unfavorable unlockings and reserve strengthenings, largely driven by the 12% decline in the S&P 500 in that quarter.

  • Stripping out the unlockings and true-ups, Annuity results were $199 million for the current quarter compared to $118 million a year ago.

  • Our results for the year ago quarter benefited by about $0.12 per share from favorable reserve true-ups and unlockings, which were largely market-driven.

  • One thing that we've emphasized in the past is that non-linear nature of the impact of markets on us and that continues to be true for a variety of reasons related to the nature of the calculation of DAC, for example, and unlockings and some of the other aspects, particularly of the insurance products.

  • Thinking about earnings from your annuity business, excluding the fair value adjustments and the unlockings with respect to DAC and GMDB and so forth, it doesn't seem like the earnings growth is moving in lockstep or close to lockstep with the asset growth.

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  • Results for the year-ago quarter included a $907 million negative effect from unfavorable unlockings, reserve strengthening and market-driven true-ups, $130 million of negative hedging breakage and a charge of $97 million for a goodwill write-off.

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  • Andrew, you kind of came in and out, I think I understood your question, which was that I'm not sure everybody on the phone heard it, which was that there was a lot of DAC amortization and some unlockings this quarter, is there some kind of big perspective DAC unlocking that might be coming?

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  • Obviously, we do have DAC unlockings based on changes in the assumptions.

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  • Stripping out the unlockings and hedging breakage from the comparison, annuity results were down $58 million from a year ago. The Ad-Free Personal Finance Blogs Aggregator

  • But let the purchaser be cautious when led into out-of-the-way places to see newly found originals, and be slow to give heed to stories of churches being permitted to sell this or that work of art because they have a _façade_ to repair or an altar to decorate, -- and particularly if there be said anything of an inheritance to divide, or a sad tale of family distress requiring the sacrifice of long-cherished treasures, backed up by a well-gotten-up pantomime of unlockings and lockings, passages through mysterious corridors and vast halls, cautious showings amid a crowd of family-retainers or a retinue of monks.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 37, November, 1860


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