|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2015
|Other than Temporary Impairment Losses, Investments [Abstract]|
|Summary of amounts recorded in the statement of operations for OTTI||
The following table summarizes the amounts Newcastle recorded in the statement of operations:
Summarization of information determined to be disclosed concerning other than temporary impairments (OTTI) of investments reported in the statement of income.
No definition available.