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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

Via: CNBC

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

Via: CNBC

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 […]