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Markel: The Unlikely Loser in Insurance

By Jessica Alling - Apr 2, 2013 at 10:21PM

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During a good week for the insurance sector, Markel fell. Should you be worried?

While most of its competitors saw solid gains last week, niche insurer Markel (MKL 1.37%) was seeing red. If the most hated insurer, AIG (AIG 2.35%), 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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