Category: Activity

Activity, Insurance

U.S. Commercial Insurance Prices Were Up 4% in Q3: WTW

December 9, 2019

Via: Insurance Journal

U.S. commercial insurance prices accelerated during the third quarter of 2019, as the aggregate price change reported by carriers exceeded 4%, according to insurance broker Willis Towers Watson. WTS’s Commercial Lines Insurance Pricing Survey (CLIPS) survey compared prices charged on […]

Activity, Trading

Trump won’t ruin Christmas for Wall Street with China tariffs, investor Peter Boockvar predicts

December 4, 2019


Investor Peter Boockvar expects President Donald Trump won’t spoil Wall Street’s Christmas by launching tariffs. But it may only be a temporary reprieve. “I do not believe that they will follow through with the December tariffs,” Bleakley Advisory Group’s chief […]

Activity, Trading

An AI winter for chip stocks and an America First Tax are Saxo Bank’s ‘Outrageous Predictions’ for 2020

December 3, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Try to imagine a market scenario where chip stocks hit a wall and tumble 50%, or the fallout as President Donald Trump slaps a tax on foreign earnings of American companies. Outrageous you say? Welcome to Saxo Bank’s annual rite […]

Activity, Trading

Small business confidence rebounds on optimism about US-China trade deal

December 2, 2019


Resurgent optimism about the future of U.S. trade policy, along with a surprise spike in optimism about technological changes, helped lift confidence among small business owners, according to the fourth-quarter 2019 CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey. The CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Confidence […]

Activity, Trading

Dow futures flat after another round of stock-market records

November 26, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Stock-index futures pointed to a flat start Tuesday, a day after Wall Street churned out another round of record closes on Monday, with investors focused on U.S.-China trade talks and an upbeat assessment of the economy from Federal Reserve Chairman […]

Activity, Insurance

What Is Full Coverage Insurance and What Does It Cover?

November 25, 2019

Via: TheStreet

You may have heard the term “full coverage insurance,” but you may not have a full understanding of what it means. This is because the term isn’t an industry standard. It actually refers to a collection of car insurance policies […]

Activity, Corporate Banking

Wells Fargo Agents $1.5B Facility for Earthstone Energy

November 22, 2019

Via: ABF Journal

Earthstone Energy entered into a new credit facility with a maturity date of November 21, 2024, a maximum credit amount of $1.5 billion and an initial borrowing base of $325 million. Wells Fargo Securities and RBC Capital Markets acted as […]

Activity, Investment Banking

U.S. Bank Invests $4.8 Million to Advance Affordable Home Ownership

November 21, 2019

Via: Yahoo

Through its Community Possible giving and engagement platform, focused on the areas of Work, Home and Play, U.S. Bank announces $4.8 million in Home grant and corporate contributions. Funding supports several nonprofits across the country focused on advancing affordable home […]

Activity, Products, Retail Banking, Trading

Robinhood plans free U.K. stock-trading launch in first quarter

November 20, 2019

Via: Bank Innovation

Robinhood Markets Inc. plans to offer its stock-trading service outside the U.S. for the first time, launching in the U.K. in the first quarter of 2020. The startup, valued at $7.6 billion in its most recent fundraising, received authorization from […]

Activity, Trading

Asian markets pull back after weak Japanese trade data

November 19, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Shares retreated in Asia on Wednesday after Japan reported its worst monthly decline in exports in three years, putting pressure on the economy as growth slows following a sales tax hike. Adding to regional jitters, the U.S. Senate passed a […]