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Wal-Mart announced a new marketing partnership with AutoInsurance.com, a comparison website for drivers.
More than half of all American drivers are willing to give insurance companies the authorization to review their driving habits for lower rates.
Traders will be looking to see if the Fed minutes take on a more hawkish tone, particularly after the Fed chair rattled the markets with comments following the release of the prior minutes.
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Marijuana advocates lost its most generous supporter with the death of Peter B. Lewis who since the 1980s donated $60 million to marijuana law reform.
Stay away from consumer-focused companies, Ron Sloan of Invesco says.
U.S. stock index futures held modest gains across the board Wednesday after the Federal Reserve's latest meeting minutes and following upbeat economic news from China.
The Fed's message to markets Thursday should be more dovish than not, despite the mixed signals officials have been sending.
Signs the economy has entered a soft patch could slow Wall Street's bull but it may be earnings season that ultimately makes stocks stumble.
These three companies are taking steps to promote a healthier lifestyle for their employees in the office. See how it turns out to be mutually beneficial.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
NEW YORK, Oct 30- As residents and businesses clean up from one of the worst storms to hit the U.S. East Coast in memory, investors are preparing for the stock market reaction by betting on or against insurers, casino companies and home improvement stores.
MAYFIELD VILLAGE, OHIO-- Progressive Corp. on Friday declared a special dividend of $1 per share. The special dividend will return about $600 million to shareholders, President and CEO Glenn Renwick said in a statement. The Mayfield Village, Ohio, company also named Jeffrey D. Kelly to fill a vacant seat on its board.
*Announces special cash dividend and election of jeffrey d. kelly to board of directors. *Says board of directors has declared a special cash dividend of $1.00 per common share. *Says issuance of special dividend will not affect company's annual, variable dividend program for 2012.
--Italy- based classified directories publisher SEAT PagineGialle SpA. Rating Action On Oct. 12, 2012, Standard& Poor's Ratings Services raised to' B-' from' CCC' its long-term corporate credit rating on Italy- based classified directories publisher SEAT PagineGialle SpA.
*KBW raises Progressive Corp price target to $21 from $18; rating. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.
*Says September net premiums earned $1.25 billion. *Says Q3 earnings per share $0.46. *Says Q3 premiums earned $4.05 billion, up 8 percent.
A sudden bubbling up of oil prices has shifted market focus to the Middle East, heading into Wednesday’s session.
Oct 9- Hilltop Holdings Inc:. *Raymond James Raises Hilltop Holdings Inc price target to $15 from. *Raymond James Raises Progressive Corp price target to $25 from $23.
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