2 hrs ago
Scott Walker plan allows rent-to-own contracts that lack key details
Rent-to-own stores could encourage customers to sign contracts lacking key details such as the total payment needed to take ownership of a television and then later fill in these blank spaces in the agreements, under a proposal by Gov.
7 hrs ago
John Stancavage: Storm shelter may be wise addition to remodeling budget
How often are you in meetings these days where most of the participants are busy typing messages into their smartphones, checking email, scrolling the Web, or - maybe worst - using an app to watch some big sporting event? When Hertz Global Holdings announced last November that it had finally succeeded in an on-and-off pursuit of Tulsa-based Dollar ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
Rent-A-Center official calls Glenn Grothman 'elitist'
A spokesman for Rent-A-Center issued a statement Monday saying Sen. Glenn Grothman had expressed elitist sentiments in his arguments against allowing rent-to-own stores to expand in Wisconsin.
United Rentals PT Raised to $68.00 at Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer currently has an outperform rating on the stock. Shares of United Rentals opened at 57.51 on Friday.
Times Record News
Crime Stoppers: Robbery captured on video
Crime Stoppers needs help in solving a felony theft that happened April 23 at Rent A Center at 2708 Southwest Parkway.
Mon May 20, 2013
Financial Federal (FIF) Plans Jun 13 Dividend of $0.11
Financial Federal declared a jun 13 dividend on Monday, May 20th, StocKRatingsNetwork.com reports.
The Big Picture
IQ Valumentum Screen
Here is a good valumentum screen we came up with using FusionIQ http://www.fusionmarketsite.com/?p=9501 It's time for another installment of FusionIQ's Screen Pass.
Sun May 19, 2013
Daily Journal/Sunday Journal
Police blotter: May 18, 2013
Burglary A hot water heater, a water meter and pipe were reported stolen to Kankakee police from a basement of a vacant residence in the 200 block of North Fairmont Avenue at 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
Sat May 18, 2013
Return to positive flows
May 17th 2013 - Edison Investment Research today published a report on Impax Asset Management entitled "Return To Positive Flows". In summary, the report says: Impax returned to positive net AUM flows in H113 for the first time since H111, due to improving investor sentiment and strong fund performance.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Motley Fool
What Shorts Might Be Watching at McGrath Rentcorp
However, certain clues may help you see potential stumbles before they happen -- and before your stock craters as a result.
Tue May 14, 2013
Aggreko plc Given "Buy" Rating at Cantor Fitzgerald
's stock had its "buy" rating restated by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, Analyst Ratings Network reports.
Ex-NFL Player Gives Single Mom New Home As Late Mother's Day
Former Atlanta Falcons running back Warrick Dunn gave Kimberly Kindel and her three children their first home as part of his charity's " Home for the Holidays " program on Tuesday, Fox 5 News Atlanta via All News 106.7 reports .
Women upset after they said Aaron's had them arrested
Two local women said they were arrested and thrown in jail after missing payments to Aaron's rental company.
Aaron's Collects Three Tons Of Food For Alabama's Hungry During Race...
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The Montreal Gazette
Stock Picks: Smooth ride ahead for Hertz
Following a series of mergers and acquisitions, the car rental industry is attracting renewed investor interest.
UCO, PERM: Big ETF Outflows
Turning today to week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the largest outflow was seen in the Proshares Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil ETF , which shed 2.1 million shares, or a 18.2% decrease week over week.
APR Energy wins contracts in Indonesia and Oman
APR Energy, the temporary power supplier floated in London in 2011 by Punch Taverns founder Hugh Osmond to rival Glasgow-based industry giant Aggreko, has won contracts in Indonesia and Oman.
Mon May 13, 2013
Aaron's appoints former Equifax exec SVP
Aaron's, a lease-to-own retailer specializing in the sales and lease ownership of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, has appointed Robert W. Kamerschen as the company's new SVP and general counsel.
Investor's Business Daily
United Rentals Announces Full Redemption of Convertible Quarterly...
United Rentals, Inc. today announced that its subsidiary has given notice of its intention to redeem $14,681,750 principal amount, representing all of the remaining outstanding 6 A1 2% Convertible Quarterly Income Preferred Securities due August 1, 2028 , on June 13, 2013.