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Rumors of MetLife-Hartford Merger Dispelled
Sunday, October 12, 2008

MetLife Inc. recently approached Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. about a merger transaction, according to people familiar with the discussions. While the talks ended inconclusively, the incident shows how strains in the financial system have moved from banks to insurance companies, the Wall Street Journal reported October 9.

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