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Technology Is Radically Changing The Advertising Business And The Consequences Are Profound
2 days ago - Business Insider - Sep 14, 2014 11:42 AM
A FEW MONTHS ago Progressive, an insurance company, ran a video ad on Facebook featuring a grown man who acts like a baby and is carried around in a sling. The ad urged youngsters to "act your age" by renouncing their parents' car insurance and buyin

Progressive Corp.: All Set To Beat Competitors With Innovative Launches
4 days ago - Seeking Alpha - Sep 12, 2014 3:41 PM
By Balanced Investing:Progressive Corp. (NYSE:PGR), the fourth largest auto insurance company of the US, has a well established reputation for offering cost effective insurance schemes to its customers which helps them save on their time and cash. Th


Here's Why Elizabeth Warren Is Wrong To Attack Politicians Who Work On Wall Street
6 days ago - Business Insider - Sep 10, 2014 12:57 PM
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) is quickly becoming a progressive leader, but when she took a run at former Republican Majority Whip Eric Cantor for going to work for a Wall Street firm, she was wrong. I agree with a lot of what Warren says.

New Alberta premier faces challenge winning back voters
1 week ago - Reuters - Sep 8, 2014 5:59 PM
CALGARY, Alberta, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Jim Prentice, a former key Cabinet minister in the government of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, has firm control over the province of Alberta's governing Progressive Conservatives, but convincing voters t

New Alberta premier faces challenge winning back voters
1 week ago - Reuters - Sep 8, 2014 5:59 PM
CALGARY, Alberta, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Jim Prentice, a former key Cabinet minister in the government of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, has firm control over the province of Alberta's governing Progressive Conservatives, but convincing voters t


Womens College Under Fire For Banning Outfits Revealing Belly, Butts, Bras
2 weeks ago - Business Insider - Sep 5, 2014 5:51 PM
Barnard College is a private, womens liberal arts college known for its progressive and feminist ideals. Yet the 125-year-old institution is in the news for a very un-feminist reason.  Feministing reports that Barnard imposed a dress

Industry Analysis on Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (PPMS) Market Share Pipeline Insights 2014
2 weeks ago - Benzinga - Sep 5, 2014 12:52 PM
Most up-to-date research on "Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (PPMS)-Pipeline Insights, 2014" to its huge collection of research reports.The Report will be Dispatched in 3 Working Days. SUMMARYDelveInsights, Primary Progressive Multiple Scleros


Connected Car Startup Zubie Inks Deal With Progressive Insurance
2 weeks ago - Benzinga - Sep 4, 2014 1:45 PM
Zubie, a connected car startup that was formed as a partnership between Best Buy and OpenAir Equity Partners, has teamed up with Progressive Insurance (NYSE: PGR).


Analysts' Actions: Groupon, Northrop Grumman, Progressive, Pulte
2 weeks ago - TheStreet - Sep 2, 2014 8:35 AM
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- RATINGS CHANGESAmerican Public Education was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.CDI was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.Read More: 10 Stocks Carl Icahn Loves in 2014Groupon was upgraded at RBC Capital to sector perfo

Goldman Sachs Upgrades Progressive To Buy
2 weeks ago - Benzinga - Sep 2, 2014 7:26 AM
Analysts at Goldman Sachs upgraded Progressive (NYSE: PGR) from Neutral to Buy. Progressive shares have dropped 0.91% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 22.17% in the same period.Progressive's shares gained 0.44% to close

Progressive + August 2014

THAILAND PRESS-Govt plans progressive land and building tax - Bangkok Post
3 weeks ago - Reuters - Aug 24, 2014 8:03 PM
The Fiscal Policy Office has hinted it will set the value of the waiver for a progressive land and building tax, in a move to make the tax more palatable to taxpayers.


Cornel West Blasts Obama Is A "Brown-Faced Clinton", A "Post-Traumatic Depression" Will Follow
3 weeks ago - ZeroHedge - Aug 24, 2014 5:26 PM
Outspoken Union Theological Seminary professor Cornel West goes where very few 'thinkers-of-color' have had the courage to go in this interview with Salon's Thomas Frank: "The thing is, [Obama] posed as a progressive and turned out to be counterfeit.


Alaskas Senate primary: Chilly oil
4 weeks ago - The Economist - Aug 21, 2014 11:15 AM
The progressive option in AlaskaIF BARACK OBAMA has to spend his final two years in office using his veto as often as his golf clubs, he will curse Alaskas primary voters. On August 19th Republicans picked Dan Sullivan to run for the US Senate, a sa


Progressive slot system links machines in New Jersey, Nevada for bigger jackpots
4 weeks ago - Fox Business - Aug 21, 2014 10:26 AM
A long-planned initiative to create bigger jackpots by linking casino slot machines in New Jersey and Nevada is up and running.


The Intolerance Behind Elizabeth Warrens 11 Commandments of Progressivism
1 month ago - Mises Daily - Aug 15, 2014 11:30 PM
Elizabeth Warren outlined 11 Commandments of Progressivism, but her record and the nature of Progressive economics illustrates each commandment is based on coercion and the politics of serving certain favored groups while imposing real professional a


Michael J. Fox 'Stunned' By Robin Williams' Parkinson's Diagnosis
1 month ago - Business Insider - Aug 15, 2014 12:37 AM
On Friday, Robin Williams' wife, Susan Schneider, revealed the late actor had been suffering from the early stages of Parkinson's disease  a chronic and progressive movement disorder with symptoms that worsen over

Bits Blog: Uber to Fight Ban in Berlin
1 month ago - NY Times - Aug 14, 2014 1:32 PM
Uber said Thursday that it would challenge a ruling banning the smartphone-based car service in Berlin, calling it not progressive.

Cornerstone Progressive Return - A CEF With A 20% Dividend
1 month ago - Seeking Alpha - Aug 13, 2014 9:05 PM
By Alvin Rodolfo:Cornerstone Progressive Return Fund (NYSEMKT:CFP) is a closed-end fund that went ex-dividend on August 13. Its dividend payment was 7.73 cents which equates to a 20.3% yield. Is this too good to be true?Last week, CFP announced that


Cleveland Indians to renovate 20-year-old downtown ballpark, cutting capacity by 5,000 seats
1 month ago - Fox Business - Aug 8, 2014 7:20 AM
The Cleveland Indians are making extensive renovations to 20-year-old Progressive Field, a move that team officials say will improve the fan experience but will reduce capacity at the downtown ballpark by about 5,000 seats.


Longshot NY Gubernatorial Primary Candidate Zephyr Teachout Gets First National Endorsement
1 month ago - Business Insider - Aug 5, 2014 4:59 PM
The Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) officially endorsed outsider New York gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout on Tuesday in her Democratic primary battle against incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo. PCCC is the first national fundraisi

The Progressive's (PGR) CEO Glenn Renwick on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
1 month ago - Seeking Alpha - Aug 3, 2014 9:30 AM
The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call July 31, 2014 10:00 ET Executives Glenn Renwick - Chairman, President, CEO Brian Domeck - CFO, VP Dave Benson - Portfolio Manager Analysts Mark Dwelle - RBC Capital Markets Josh


At Union-Owned Amalgamated Bank, New Chief Charts a Progressive Course
2 months ago - NY Times - Aug 1, 2014 1:19 PM
Amalgamated Bank, the nation's largest union-owned bank, named Keith Mestrich as its chief executive, as the bank looks to expand its core constituency.


Keefe Bruyette & Woods Upgrades Progressive To Market Perform
2 months ago - Benzinga - Aug 1, 2014 7:18 AM
Analysts at Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded Progressive Corporation (The) (NYSE: PGR) from Underperform to Market Perform.The target price for Progressive is set to $22.50.Progressive shares have dropped 10.53% over the past 52 weeks, while the S

Progressive + July 2014


Eagles Coach Chip Kelly Explains Why The Draft Is The Worst Thing About The NFL
2 months ago - Business Insider - Jul 29, 2014 9:28 AM
Chip Kelly, one of the most progressive coaches in the NFL, did an interview with MMQB's Peter King where he talked about how detrimental that NFL Draft can be. Kelly says the draft creates unrealistic and arbitrarily high expectations for first-year

Progressive Waste Solutions' (BIN) CEO Joe Quarin on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
2 months ago - Seeking Alpha - Jul 25, 2014 1:24 PM
Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd (NYSE:BIN) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call July 25, 2014 08:00 AM ET Executives Chaya Cooperberg - VP, IR and CC Joe Quarin - President and CEO Ian Kidson - EVP and CFO Kevin Walbridge - EVP and COO Analysts Flavio


Free trade suffers for conservative sins
2 months ago - FT - Jul 22, 2014 11:59 AM
The bogeyman-based approach has failed both the progressive agenda and the US economy as a whole


Latest Sarepta Study Update Shows Greater Decline in Walking Ability
2 months ago - TheStreet - Jul 10, 2014 8:31 AM
CAMBRIDGE (TheStreet) -- Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a progressive disease that causes patients to lose muscle function over time. None of the therapies being developed today to treat Duchenne are curative, so the best these still-experimental dru


Stocks To Watch For July 10, 2014
2 months ago - Benzinga - Jul 10, 2014 4:09 AM
Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:Wall Street expects Progressive (NYSE: PGR) to report its Q2 earnings at $0.48 per share on revenue of $4.64 billion. Progressive shares gained 1.15% to $25.48 in after-hours trading.


Indian Firms Aim to Raise Capital
2 months ago - WSJ - Jul 9, 2014 2:58 PM
The election of a pro-business government in India has encouraged companies to try to sell shares. The federal budget, to be unveiled Thursday, will be the first big indication of how progressive the new administration is.


Progressive EPS Estimates More Optimistic Over Past Month
2 months ago - Forbes - Jul 9, 2014 11:00 AM
In the month leading up to the Progressive's second quarter earnings announcement slated for Thursday, July 10, 2014, expectations have risen for the upcoming results. The consensus analyst estimate has gone from 43 cents per share to the curren

Progressive + June 2014


A Group Of Liberal Democrats Had The Perfect Response To Obama's Drone Memo Release
3 months ago - Business Insider - Jun 23, 2014 4:36 PM
The Congressional Progressive Caucus backhandedly praised the release of the Obama administration's memo justifying the use of drone strikes on U.S. citizens on Monday, issuing a heavily redacted statement (right). The memo outlined legal justif


15 Racist Brand Mascots And Logos That Make The Redskins Look Progressive
3 months ago - Business Insider - Jun 19, 2014 3:09 PM
On Wednesday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office canceled six trademarks belonging to the Washington Redskins after finding the name disparaged Native Americans. But while the Redskins ownership continues to defend the legitimacy of its name and lo

UPDATE: Progressive No Longer Sell At Deutsche Bank
3 months ago - Benzinga - Jun 16, 2014 8:00 AM
Progressive (NYSE: PGR) is no longer a Sell, according to analysts at Deutsche Bank who upgraded the company to Neutral.


'The Rich Have Advantages That Money Cannot Buy'
3 months ago - Economist's View - Jun 10, 2014 11:40 AM
Larry Summers says: The rich have advantages that money cannot buy, by Lawrence Summers: ... There is every reason to believe that taxes can be reformed to eliminate loopholes for the wealthy and become more progressive, while also promoting a...


NYC Mayor Wants 2016 Democratic Convention To Be In Brooklyn
3 months ago - Business Insider - Jun 6, 2014 2:42 PM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a new push Friday for Brooklyn to host the Democratic National Convention where the party's 2016 candidate will officially claim the nomination. "The progressive spirit of New York City has never been stron


Opexa Is Personalizing The Treatment Of Autoimmune Disease
3 months ago - Seeking Alpha - Jun 3, 2014 9:24 AM
By Len Zehr:With its Phase IIb clinical trial in secondary-progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) running nicely, Opexa Therapeutics (OPXA) is considering adding a new disease indication to its antigen-specific T-cell immunotherapy platform."We haven'


Malcolm Gladwell Explains What Everyone Gets Wrong About His Famous '10,000 Hour Rule'
3 months ago - Business Insider - Jun 2, 2014 1:48 PM
In his 2008 book "Outliers," Malcolm Gladwell wrote that "ten thousand hours is the magic number of greatness."   His examples included: Bill Gates, who was able to start coding as a teen since he attended a progressive Seattle high school

Progressive + May 2014

Wisconsin's Progressive Police State Betrays Campaign Finance Folly
4 months ago - Cato Op-ed - May 28, 2014 9:20 AM
Ilya ShapiroThe latest battle in Wisconsin’s political wars shows what happens when laws that regulate political speech intersect with prosecutorial power to engage in open-ended investigations. “When government attempts to regulate the e

UPDATE 2-HSBC's CEO rules out major changes to investment bank
4 months ago - Reuters - May 23, 2014 8:21 AM
* Bank generating enough capital for progressive dividend

Progressive: Higher Premiums Drive April Earnings - Analyst Blog
4 months ago - Benzinga - May 15, 2014 4:50 PM
Progressive Corp.'s (NYSE: PGR) operating earnings in Apr 2014 improved 33% year over year to 24 cents per share on higher premiums.

UPDATE: Stifel Upgrades Aaron's Following Acquisition Of Progressive
4 months ago - Benzinga - May 12, 2014 9:24 AM
In a report published Monday, Stifel analyst John Baugh upgraded Aaron's (NYSE: AAN) from Hold to Buy and set a price target of $45.00 following the company's acquisition of Progressive Financial business.Baugh reported that Progressive's sales and e


How to Make Solar Panels Affordablefor Billions
4 months ago - The Atlantic - May 6, 2014 8:15 AM
Like the installment plans of the Great Depression, Simpa Networks' "Progressive Purchase" agreements are enabling customers in rural India to get solar power for their homes.

Cornerstone Progressive Return Fund Rights Offering Is A Fool's Game
4 months ago - Seeking Alpha - May 3, 2014 6:48 AM
By Joe Eqcome:As was the case last October with the rights offerings from Cornerstone Progressive Return Fund's (CFP) sister funds (Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF) and Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund (CLM)), the recently announced rights offerin

Progressive + April 2014

Progressive Waste Solutions' CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
5 months ago - Seeking Alpha - Apr 25, 2014 4:02 PM
Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. (BIN) Q1 2014 Earnings Conference Call April 25, 2014 08:30 ET Executives Chaya Cooperberg - Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Joe Quarin - President and Chief Executive Officer Ian Kidso

Cytokinetics shares plunge as neuro drug fails trial
5 months ago - Reuters - Apr 25, 2014 11:58 AM
(Reuters) - Cytokinetics Inc said its experimental treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease - a progressive neurodegenerative disorder - failed a mid-stage trial, sending its shares plummeting about 60...

Cytokinetics says Lou Gehrig's drug fails mid-stage trial
5 months ago - Reuters - Apr 25, 2014 7:52 AM
April 25 (Reuters) - Cytokinetics Inc said its experimental treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease - a progressive neurodegenerative disorder - failed the main goal in a mid-stage trial.

Cytokinetics says Lou Gehrig's drug fails mid-stage trial
5 months ago - Reuters - Apr 25, 2014 7:52 AM
April 25 (Reuters) - Cytokinetics Inc said its experimental treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease - a progressive neurodegenerative disorder - failed the main goal in a mid-stage trial.


The Progressive Income Tax Enriches the Envious and Greedy
5 months ago - Cato Blog - Apr 23, 2014 2:38 PM

Darrell Delamaide's Political Capital: Pikettys book on capitalism presents policy challenge
5 months ago - MarketWatch - Apr 23, 2014 6:30 AM
Thomas Pikettys critique of capitalism has diagnosed the problem of excessive accumulation of wealth, but his suggested cure a progressive tax on wealth seems impossible to achieve, Darrell Delamaide writes.

Buy Cornerstone Progressive Stock At A Discount
5 months ago - Seeking Alpha - Apr 22, 2014 4:56 AM
ByTom Dorsey:On April 21, 2014, Cornerstone Progressive Return Fund (NYSE:CFP) announced on its website that it has fixed the close of business on May 1, 2014 as the record date for determination of shareholders entitled to participate in the Fund's