L earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2019.: Good morning, and welcome to the Loews Corporation Q1 2019 earnings conference call. [Operator instructions] Thank you. I will now turn the call over to Mary Skafidas. Please go ahead. Thank you, Christine. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to Loews Corporation first-quarter earnings conference call. A copy of our earnings release, earnings supplement and company overview may be found on our website, loews.com. On the call this morning, we have our chief executive officer, Jim Tisch; and our chief financial officer, David Edelson.