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Aaron's Makes Comeback, Franchisees Support - Analyst Blog
3 days ago - Benzinga - Apr 17, 2014 6:51 PM
Rent-to-own retailer Aaron's Inc. (NYSE: AAN) made a comeback armed with profound support from franchisees for its Progressive Finance Holdings LLC acquisition as well as the newly formulated strategic plans.  The shares of Aaron's climbed 2% on the



Vintage Capital Withdraws Offer to Buy Aaron's
4 days ago - WSJ - Apr 17, 2014 10:59 AM
Vintage Capital pulled its offer to buy Aaron's after the Aaron's recently agreed to buy Progressive Finance.


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New York Mayor Bill De Blasio Pays A Lower Tax Rate Than Mitt Romney
4 days ago - Business Insider - Apr 16, 2014 4:51 PM
Democratic New York Mayor Bill de Blasio became one of the most prominent proponents of progressive tax policy when he made raising taxes on city residents who make over $500,000 per year a cornerstone of his platform during his underdog campaign las



COLUMN-The lost promise of progressive taxes
6 days ago - Reuters - Apr 15, 2014 3:01 PM
(Ajay K. Mehrotra is a professor of law and history at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. The opinions expressed are his own.)


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Summit Partners exits Aaron’s for approximately $700 mln
6 days ago - peHUB - Apr 15, 2014 10:29 AM
Aaron's said Tuesday that it has acquired Progressive for about $700 million in cash. The seller was Summit Partners. Headquartered in Atlanta, Aaron's is a lease-to-own specialty retailer of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home applianc



“Progressive” Compassion
6 days ago - Cafe Hayek - Apr 15, 2014 9:36 AM



CORRECTED-Aaron's acquires Progressive Finance Holdings for $700 mln
6 days ago - Reuters - Apr 15, 2014 7:40 AM
(Corrects first paragraph to say "Aaron's said it bought Progressive Finance Holdings", not "will buy")


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CORRECTED-Aaron's acquires Progressive Finance Holdings for $700 mln
6 days ago - Reuters - Apr 15, 2014 7:40 AM
(Corrects first paragraph to say "Aaron's said it bought Progressive Finance Holdings", not "will buy")


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CORRECTED-Aaron's acquires Progressive Finance Holdings for $700 mln
6 days ago - Reuters - Apr 15, 2014 7:40 AM
(Corrects first paragraph to say "Aaron's said it boughtProgressive Finance Holdings", not "will buy")



CORRECTED-Aaron's acquires Progressive Finance Holdings for $700 mln
6 days ago - Reuters - Apr 15, 2014 7:40 AM
(Corrects first paragraph to say "Aaron's said it bought Progressive Finance Holdings", not "will buy")



CORRECTED-Aaron's acquires Progressive Finance Holdings for $700 mln
6 days ago - Reuters - Apr 15, 2014 7:40 AM
(Corrects first paragraph to say "Aaron's said it bought Progressive Finance Holdings", not "will buy")



CORRECTED-Aaron's acquires Progressive Finance Holdings for $700 mln
6 days ago - Reuters - Apr 15, 2014 7:40 AM
(Corrects first paragraph to say "Aaron's said it bought Progressive Finance Holdings", not "will buy")


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MIT Scientists Have Built A Voice-Controlled Robotic Wheelchair That Could Revolutionize Elder Care
7 days ago - Business Insider - Apr 14, 2014 1:43 PM
MIT research scientist Matt Walter and Ph.D. candidate Sachi Hemachandra have built something that could revolutionize the way people with progressive neurological conditions get from place to place — it's a robotic wheelchair that understands


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Labour to exclude students from visa cap
2 weeks ago - FT - Apr 9, 2014 7:05 PM
Yvette Cooper, shadow home secretary, is to set out her ‘progressive’ vision for immigration to the UK, saying higher education would be safeguarded



Progressive Beats Q1 Earnings by a Penny - Analyst Blog
2 weeks ago - Benzinga - Apr 9, 2014 1:11 PM
Progressive Corp.'s (NYSE: PGR) operating earnings for the first quarter of 2014 came in at 41 cents per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny. However, earnings fell a penny short of the year-ago results.


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Taxes are screwed up - but not how you think
2 weeks ago - CNN Money - Apr 8, 2014 7:36 AM
For nearly all Americans individual income taxes are indeed progressive, the rich do pay higher tax rates.



The Constitutional March Down the Aislel
2 weeks ago - Cato Op-ed - Apr 6, 2014 9:18 AM
Elizabeth Wydra and Ilya ShapiroOur organizations regularly take opposite sides on big constitutional issues. Whether it’s the Affordable Care Act, campaign finance, presidential power, or nearly anything else, the progressive Constitutional Ac


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Samsung Needs To Stop With The Sexist Marketing Already
2 weeks ago - The Consumerist - Apr 3, 2014 3:32 PM
Okay, the electronics industry in general isn’t known for its commitment to progressive views on gender. As Samsung has become a global brand, though, people are noticing the subtle and not-at-all subtle sexism of their advertising. These ads d

Progressive + March 2014

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Rebuilding America's Drought-Depleted Cattle Head Count Could Take The Rest Of The Decade
3 weeks ago - Business Insider - Mar 28, 2014 3:31 PM
Editor's note: Below is a Q&A with Jeff Johnson, chief science officer at Schneider Electric and Bryce Anderson, senior ag meteorologist at DTN/The Progressive Farmer, a company of Schneider Electric. This Q&A went out to subscriber



Progressive shares gain 3.6% to lead S&P 500
1 month ago - MarketWatch - Mar 21, 2014 8:31 AM
This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news.


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Conservative lawmaker Hancock becomes Alberta's interim premier
1 month ago - Reuters - Mar 20, 2014 12:43 PM
CALGARY, Alberta, March 20 (Reuters) - Dave Hancock, along-serving member of Alberta's ruling Progressive Conservativedynasty, was chosen on Thursday as the Canadian province'sinterim premier in...



Conservative lawmaker Hancock becomes Alberta's interim premier
1 month ago - Reuters - Mar 20, 2014 12:43 PM
CALGARY, Alberta, March 20 (Reuters) - Dave Hancock, a long-serving member of Alberta's ruling Progressive Conservative dynasty, was chosen on Thursday as the Canadian province's interim premier in...


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Joe Firestone: Progressives Re-Arrange the Deck Chairs for Obama’s Austerity Budget
1 month ago - Naked Capitalism - Mar 20, 2014 1:17 AM
With friends like the austerity-loving Congressional Progressive Caucus, who needs enemies?


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Serbia’s election winner promises reforms
1 month ago - FT - Mar 17, 2014 12:14 PM
Aleksandar Vucic, the Progressive party leader who is expected to become prime minister, aims to pass wide ranging liberalisation laws by July


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You’re the Boss Blog: 10 Words Entrepreneurs Should Use With Caution
1 month ago - NY Times - Mar 10, 2014 7:00 AM
Sprinkle these words through any conversation about entrepreneurship, and you will sound progressive. But think about what you are really saying.    


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Vucic set to triumph in Serbia elections
1 month ago - FT - Mar 10, 2014 4:57 AM
Pollster survey predicts conservative Progressive party will receive 44% of vote on Sunday, more than three times that of second-placed Socialist party



UPDATE 2-California Democrats, eye on election, adopt activist agenda
1 month ago - Reuters - Mar 9, 2014 10:37 PM
LOS ANGELES, March 9 (Reuters) - California Democrats wrapped up their annual convention on Sunday with an appeal to their progressive base even as leaders vowed to stay on a centrist path that has won wide popularity for Governor Jerry Brown and fir


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When Will They Ever Learn: Uncle Sam is not Robin Hood
2 months ago - EconoMonitor - Mar 4, 2014 3:13 PM
Memo to Obama: Don’t tie progressive spending policy to progressive tax policy. Each can stand on its own. Reported today in the Washington Post: Obama proposes $600 billion in new spending to boost economy President Obama on Tuesday unveiled a

Progressive + February 2014


The Progressive's CEO Discusses Q4 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
2 months ago - Seeking Alpha - Feb 28, 2014 2:51 PM
The Progressive Corporation (PGR) Q4 2013 Results Earnings Conference Call February 28, 2014 9:00 a.m. ET Executives Glenn Renwick - Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer Brian Domeck - Vice President and Chief Financial Office


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How Liberals Killed The 'Grand Bargain'
2 months ago - Business Insider - Feb 21, 2014 9:21 AM
Becky Bond, the vice president and political director of the progressive group CREDO, is hard-pressed to remember a quicker shift on an important — and often divisive — issue. The cuts to Social Security cuts hat were included in Preside


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Max Levchin brings Glow to the workplace
2 months ago - CNN Money - Feb 20, 2014 1:51 PM
With Glow for Enterprise, the PayPal co-founder aims to make his fertility app a perk for progressive employers.


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Tunisia: An Arab Spring success story
2 months ago - CNN Money - Feb 19, 2014 9:50 AM
Amid political tension, assassinations, and economic turmoil, Tunisia managed to ratify a new, progressive constitution. What other nations can learn from Tunisia's constitutional process.


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Investor Tom Perkins says progressive taxation 'persecutes' the rich
2 months ago - Reuters - Feb 14, 2014 5:51 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tom Perkins, the Silicon Valley venture capitalist who compared the plight of the wealthiest Americans to Jews in Nazi Germany, offered up a provocative new idea on what the rich deserve: more votes in public elections for e



UPDATE 1-Investor Tom Perkins says progressive taxation 'persecutes' the rich
2 months ago - Reuters - Feb 14, 2014 4:28 PM
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Tom Perkins, the Silicon Valley venture capitalist who compared the plight of the wealthiest Americans to Jews in Nazi Germany, offered up a provocative new idea on what the rich deserve: more votes in public electio



UPDATE 1-Investor Tom Perkins says progressive taxation 'persecutes' the rich
2 months ago - Reuters - Feb 14, 2014 4:28 PM
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Tom Perkins, the Silicon Valley venture capitalist who compared the plight of the wealthiest Americans to Jews in Nazi Germany, offered up a provocative new idea on...



UPDATE 1-Investor Tom Perkins says progressive taxation 'persecutes' the rich
2 months ago - Reuters - Feb 14, 2014 4:28 PM
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Tom Perkins, the Silicon Valley venture capitalist who compared the plight of the wealthiest Americans to Jews in Nazi Germany, offered up a provocative new idea on what the rich deserve: more votes in public electio



UPDATE 1-Investor Tom Perkins says progressive taxation 'persecutes' the rich
2 months ago - Reuters - Feb 14, 2014 4:28 PM
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Tom Perkins, the Silicon Valley venture capitalist who compared the plight of the wealthiest Americans to Jews in Nazi Germany, offered up a provocative new idea on...



Investor Tom Perkins says progressive taxation 'persecutes' the rich
2 months ago - Reuters - Feb 14, 2014 4:00 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tom Perkins, the Silicon Valley venture capitalist who compared the plight of the wealthiest Americans to Jews in Nazi Germany, offered up a provocative new idea on what the rich deserve: more votes in public elections for e



Investor Tom Perkins says progressive taxation 'persecutes' the rich
2 months ago - Reuters - Feb 14, 2014 3:56 PM
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Tom Perkins, the Silicon Valley venture capitalist who compared the plight of the wealthiest Americans to Jews in Nazi Germany, offered up a provocative new idea on what the rich deserve: more votes in public electio



Investor Tom Perkins says progressive taxation 'persecutes' the rich
2 months ago - Reuters - Feb 14, 2014 3:56 PM
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Tom Perkins, the Silicon Valley venture capitalist who compared the plight of the wealthiest Americans to Jews in Nazi Germany, offered up a provocative new idea on...



Investor Tom Perkins says progressive taxation 'persecutes' the rich
2 months ago - Reuters - Feb 14, 2014 3:56 PM
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Tom Perkins, the Silicon Valley venture capitalist who compared the plight of the wealthiest Americans to Jews in Nazi Germany, offered up a provocative new idea on what the rich deserve: more votes in public electio



Investor Tom Perkins says progressive taxation 'persecutes' the rich
2 months ago - Reuters - Feb 14, 2014 3:56 PM
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Tom Perkins, the Silicon Valley venture capitalist who compared the plight of the wealthiest Americans to Jews in Nazi Germany, offered up a provocative new idea on...



Tom Perkins Would Like To Propose A Constitutional Amendment
2 months ago - Dealbreaker - Feb 14, 2014 1:37 PM
The venture capitalist will allow that when he compared progressive politics to Kristallnacht, he may have exaggerated slightly: He knows the 1% will not literally go extinct, for mathematical if for no other reasons. But just in case, he’s com



Progressive Waste Solutions Management Discusses Q4 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
2 months ago - Seeking Alpha - Feb 13, 2014 12:40 PM
Progressive Waste Solutions (BIN) Q4 2013 Earnings Call February 13, 2014 8:30 am ET Executives Chaya M. Cooperberg - Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Joseph D. Quarin - Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Preside


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InterMune Is Set To Outperform Its Main Competitor
2 months ago - Seeking Alpha - Feb 12, 2014 1:02 PM
By Tiran Rothman:InterMune's (ITMN) sole product pirfenidone (brand name Esbriet) is an orally active, small molecule drug currently seeking approval from the FDA for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a progressive and fatal lung diseas


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DuPont Adds Weather, New Trading To Precision Farming Program
2 months ago - Fox Business - Feb 4, 2014 9:18 AM
DuPont Pioneer, the agricultural seed unit of DuPont, said Tuesday that it signed a deal with DTN/The Progressive Farmer to provide weather and market information to farmers, along with new grain trading capabilities, all accessed through mobile devi


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DuPont adds weather, new trading to precision farming program
2 months ago - Reuters - Feb 4, 2014 8:43 AM
(Reuters) - DuPont Pioneer, the agricultural seed unit of DuPont, said Tuesday that it signed a deal with DTN/The Progressive Farmer to provide weather and market information to farmers, along with new grain trading capabilities, all accessed through



DuPont adds weather, new trading to precision farming program
2 months ago - Reuters - Feb 4, 2014 8:00 AM
Feb 4 (Reuters) - DuPont Pioneer, the agricultural seed unit of DuPont, said Tuesday that it signed a deal with DTN/The Progressive Farmer to provide weather and market information to farmers, along...



DuPont adds weather, new trading to precision farming program
2 months ago - Reuters - Feb 4, 2014 8:00 AM
Feb 4 (Reuters) - DuPont Pioneer, the agricultural seed unit of DuPont, said Tuesday that it signed a deal with DTN/The Progressive Farmer to provide weather and market information to farmers, along with new grain trading capabilities, all accessed t

Progressive + January 2014

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Psychologist To The Rich Says His Clients Are Feeling Really Persecuted Right Now
3 months ago - Business Insider - Jan 30, 2014 11:09 AM
Politico's Ben White has a story this morning on the growing fear and alienation felt by America's richest citizens. Between the election of progressive New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, the vilification of Tom Perkins after he said criticism