U.S. stocks scrambled higher Thursday to end a back-and-forth session in the green after rate worries drove four consecutive days of declines for the S&P 500 (^GSPC). The benchmark U.S. equity index gained 0.5%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI) added 110 points, or 0.3%. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite […]

The 2023 Independent Insurance Agent Survey revealed that today’s insurance professionals are overcoming challenges to serve clients and grow their businesses. (Adobe Stock) Like many other businesses, independent insurance agents and agencies in 2023 are weathering financial uncertainty, budget constraints, challenging partnerships, shifting customer demands, fussy technology, staffing shortages and […]