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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, Corporate Banking, Insurance

Only 2% of the Equifax data breach victims have signed up for free credit monitoring so far

November 1, 2019

Via: Market Watch financial

Months after class-action attorneys and regulators unveiled a $700 million dollar settlement with Equifax for a massive data breach affecting 147 million people, new court papers say approximately 3 million consumers have chosen the deal’s free credit monitoring services. The […]


Activity, Investment Banking, Trading

Market Extra: Can the stock market march higher without the promise of more Fed cuts?

October 30, 2019

Via: Market Watch financial

Large-capitalization U.S. stocks have hit a new high this week, and significant credit for this feat can be given to the Federal Reserve. Since the Fed instituted its first interest rate cut at the end of July, the S&P 500 […]


Activity, Investment Banking

China trade fight seen dragging on through 2020 in threat to economy, Trump reelection

August 7, 2019

Via: Market Watch financial

The White House’s escalating trade fight with China is increasingly likely to drag on through the 2020 election, handicapping the U.S. economy and potentially endangering President Trump’s re-election. Strategists and economists say the U.S. and China appear further away than […]


Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Trump is risking his reelection with the trade war, says Strategas analyst Clifton

August 6, 2019

Via: CNBC Finance

President Donald Trump’s trade war is slamming the stock market and risks damaging the global economy, as well as his own reelection chances, according to Strategas head of policy research Daniel Clifton. “Trump is trading away his reelection,” said Clifton. […]


Capital and Risk, Operational

China’s exit from US agriculture is a devastating blow to an already struggling sector

August 6, 2019

Via: CNBC Finance

Agriculture has been a weapon of choice in the escalating trade war between the world’s two largest economies. With China officially pulling out of buying U.S. agricultural products, American farmers are losing one of their biggest customers. It could be […]


Capital and Risk, Operational

Are You Falling for Banking Industry Myths?

August 5, 2019

Via: Finextra headlines

The banking industry is changing by the day. What once were definitive “table stakes” for the essential software needed to run a full-service bank are now blurring due to rapidly evolving market dynamics. In this environment it can become difficult […]


Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

The global economy hasn’t been this confusing in at least three decades

August 2, 2019

Via: CNBC Finance

What will happen next with the global economy and how governments will respond is troubling Wall Street as investors and economists chase a moving target of trade wars and monetary policy shifts. An index designed to measure policy-related uncertainty around […]


Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Powell says Fed will never move rates because of political factors or to prove its independence

August 1, 2019

Via: CNBC Economy

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank’s rate decision was not a result of political pressure. “We never take into account political considerations. There’s no place in our discussions for that. We also don’t conduct monetary policy in […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

JPMorgan Provides New $150MM Facility for Clarus

May 7, 2019

Via: ABF Journal

Clarus terminated its asset-backed credit facility and entered into a new $100 million cash flow credit facility, which includes an uncommitted $50 million accordion with JPMorgan Chase. Under the terms of the new senior secured credit agreement, Clarus has access […]