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At Union-Owned Amalgamated Bank, New Chief Charts a Progressive Course
5 hours 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.


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Keefe Bruyette & Woods Upgrades Progressive To Market Perform
11 hours 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

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Eagles Coach Chip Kelly Explains Why The Draft Is The Worst Thing About The NFL
3 days 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
1 week 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


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Free trade suffers for conservative sins
1 week 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


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Latest Sarepta Study Update Shows Greater Decline in Walking Ability
3 weeks 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


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Stocks To Watch For July 10, 2014
3 weeks 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.


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Indian Firms Aim to Raise Capital
3 weeks 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.


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Progressive EPS Estimates More Optimistic Over Past Month
3 weeks 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

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A Group Of Liberal Democrats Had The Perfect Response To Obama's Drone Memo Release
1 month 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


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15 Racist Brand Mascots And Logos That Make The Redskins Look Progressive
1 month 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
2 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.


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'The Rich Have Advantages That Money Cannot Buy'
2 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...


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NYC Mayor Wants 2016 Democratic Convention To Be In Brooklyn
2 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


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Opexa Is Personalizing The Treatment Of Autoimmune Disease
2 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'


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Malcolm Gladwell Explains What Everyone Gets Wrong About His Famous '10,000 Hour Rule'
2 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
2 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
2 months ago - Reuters - May 23, 2014 8:21 AM
* Bank generating enough capital for progressive dividend



Progressive: Higher Premiums Drive April Earnings - Analyst Blog
3 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
3 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


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How to Make Solar Panels Affordable—for Billions
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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.


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



Darrell Delamaide's Political Capital: Piketty’s book on capitalism presents policy challenge
3 months ago - MarketWatch - Apr 23, 2014 6:30 AM
Thomas Piketty’s 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
3 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



Aaron's Makes Comeback, Franchisees Support - Analyst Blog
3 months 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
3 months 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 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months ago - Cafe Hayek - Apr 15, 2014 9:36 AM



CORRECTED-Aaron's acquires Progressive Finance Holdings for $700 mln
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months ago - MarketWatch - Mar 21, 2014 8:31 AM
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Conservative lawmaker Hancock becomes Alberta's interim premier
4 months 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...