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*Moody's raises ratings of Progressive waste services, cfr to ba1 from ba2.
*Barclays raises Allied World Assurance Company price target to $72. *Barclays raises Allstate Corp price target to $45 from $41; rating. *Barclays raises Arch Capital Group Ltd price target to $48 from $46;.
An after-the-bell earnings beat by Alcoa could bring a bit of cheer to a market Wednesday that has once more become worried about Europe’s ability to contain its debt crisis.
Stocks clawed back from their worst levels but still ended in negative territory Tuesday following the latest Fed meeting minutes that showed policymakers toned down the likelihood for further quantitative easing.
Progressive Insurance commissioned Harris Interactive to poll Americans about their driving habits - and the results are amazing.
Hurricane Irene is expected to cause billions of dollars in damage in 14 states along the eastern U.S. seacoast, but property/casualty insurance companies are not expected to see much of a hit from damage claims.
The Japan situation offers a new “calibration point” for insurers and the world, Glenn Renwick, CEO of insurance company Progressive, told CNBC Wednesday.
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Financials were among the biggest sector losers last week. Is this a buying opportunity for investors or a sign to avoid the group? Tyler Dann, senior research analyst at Invesco, and Fred Cannon, co-director of research and chief equity strategist at KBW, discussed their insights.
California is flirting with car insurance paid at the gas pump, so you’re actually paying based on how much of highway system you use—and how much carbon you pump into the air. Allstate, State Farm and Progressive are considering the idea.
A late rally helped propel the Dow to a positive finish Monday as financial stocks rebounded.
Stocks erased all of their gains Monday after an early surge due to a better-than-expected manufacturing report. Financials led the decline.
The Dow shot up more than 100 points Monday after a report showed manufacturing expanded more than expected last month.
Stock futures pointed to a modest rebound ahead of the open Monday after the Dow and the S&P 500 experienced their biggest one-day percentage drops Friday since July 2.
Allstate is scheduled to report second-quarter earnings after the closing bell today, and some investors are wagering on a move higher.
The bulls are putting their money "in good hands" Tuesday morning, betting on a rally in Allstate before its earning report two weeks from now.
Jim Iuorio, director at TJM Institutional Services, and David Lutz, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus Capital Markets, weighed in on the best places to invest now.
This is a strong rally, but not necessarily a bull market, said Tobias Levkovich, chief U.S. equity strategist at Citigroup.
Sure, the economy is in recession and people are losing their jobs, but companies and the government are still hiring—big time, in some cases.
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