While most of its competitors saw solid gains last week, niche insurer Markel (NYSE:MKL) was seeing red. If the most hated insurer, AIG (NYSE:AIG), can climb 3% in a short week, is this drop something investors should be worried about? In this video, Motley Fool contributor Jessica Alling discusses the drop and how investors should view Markel moving forward.

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