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Assured Research on Market Conditions - Commercial and Personal (Feb., 2021)

In a series of Assured Comments released during Jan. and Feb., Assured Research has commented on the state of the pricing cycle in commercial insurance where we observed that analyst's forecasts for earnings in '21 and '22 may leave room for upside.  On personal lines, we were among the first to notice a string of 5% rate decreases by a top national carrier to take effect during 1Q21.  Contact us to read these and start a free trial.

December Assured Briefing Webinar - Free Access (December, 2020)

Part of a subscription to Assured Research includes our monthly and educational webinars.  We're happy to make our December Briefing webinar freely available to all.  The research includes an analysis of YTD 3Q diagonals where we see most lines have experienced reported loss activity about 1 standard below historical levels.  We examine price elasticity in the context of the hard market, and review the legendary strategy book "The Innovator's Dilemma" in the context of auto insurance  We examine the efficacy aggregate XOL contacts and conclude they are likely to gain in popularity. Click here to watch the webinar and contact us for a free trial.

Assured Research's Popular P&C 101 and 201 Modules now on Demand (November, 2020)

We have delivered our immensely popular P&C 101 Teach In (Answering: How does this industry work?) to hundreds of professionals; newcomers, young professionals, board members, and veterans looking to expand their understanding of P&C.  The 2.5 hour webinar is on demand and can be accessed with a FREE TRIAL. Contact us for more.

Assured Research Examines the Impact of Creative Destruction (July, 2020)

In an Assured Report released in mid-July, we examine the ways in which the quickening pace of creative destruction is changing the demand for P/C insurance products.  Longtime advocates for the intensive study of the demand for P/C insurance, our work examines the near and longer-term changes to affect several industries (lodging and restaurants, information, and energy) and what it could mean for P/C insurance products.  Contact us for more.

Assured Research President Quoted in Barron's (June, 2020)

Assured Research's work examining Progressive 1Q reported loss ratios over the past 20 years was cited in a Barron's report entitled: Auto Insurer Progressive's Shares Could See Smoother Road Ahead (June 12, Al Root).  We don't offer advice on stocks, but observed that the company's 1Q20 reported, statutory loss ratio was historically low.  Contact Us for more.