What’s driving an E&S property boom?

What’s driving an E&S property boom? | Insurance Business America Property What’s driving an E&S property boom? Clue: It’s not just the weather… The non-admitted insurance market is experiencing a property premium boom, and natural catastrophe exposed states are leading the charge but are by no means the only contributors in a hard market. Stamping … Read more

What’s the Actual Strength of the Labor Market? CPS vs CES vs ADP vs ISM

Some commentators have focused on the sharp declines in civilian employment as well as the ISM services employment diffusion index as signaling greater weakness than suggested by the establishment survey. In particular, the fact that the BLS birth-death model is accounting for a large share of total growth is worrying (see Forbes, e.g.). In point … Read more

Increased Tech Use Among Seniors: What’s the Optimal Phone Plan To Fill This Need?

The majority of seniors are embracing technology and social media to stay connected with family and friends. According to the Pew Research Center, 92% of seniors in the US own a mobile phone. The number of older Americans who use social media has also increased fourfold since 2010. Due to their increased tech and social … Read more

Meta’s share price has more than doubled this year. What’s driving the recovery?

Meta’s share price has more than doubled this year. What’s driving the recovery? What happened? Meta’s share price has gone through a roller coaster ride in the past two years. Its share price declined sharply in 2022 from $331 to $90, driven by slowing growth from its core business of Facebook and Instagram, as well … Read more