Most read stories forthe week include a look at what's driving up prices in broker/agency M&Aand a report on life insurers' use of wearable technology.
Gallagher willnot chase 'just outrageous' pricing in broker/agency M&A
Arthur J.Gallagher & Co. boasts a significant pipeline of M&A dealsdespite an environment characterized by competitive pricing for targets.
Trump: 'We arein a big, fat, ugly bubble'
Donald Trump reiterated his belief that Janet Yellen and theFederal Reserve are keeping interest rates low for political reasons during thefirst presidential debate on Sept. 26.
Some lifeinsurers jumping on wearables
As wearable technology continues to develop, some lifeinsurers have begun to incorporate it into their policies.
Allstate'sprivate auto premium growth lagged peers in Q2
All top 10 private auto insurers by market share saw higherdirect premiums written year over year in the second quarter, but premiumgrowth at AllstateCorp., GEICOCorp. and Nationwide Mutual Group slowed to varying degrees.
FormerEvercore ISI equity analyst moves to FBR
FBR &Co. has hired Stephen Moss, an equity research analyst whopreviously covered financial institutions for Evercore ISI.