April 24, 2014

Thursday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 11/7/2013

› Good drivers not taking pay-as-you-go insurance
Most Americans say they drive better than others but only about 1 percent of all drivers have signed up for pay-as-you-drive car insurance that rewards careful driving, according to a subsidiary of North Palm Beach-based Bankrate.com.

› Questions and answers with Wells Fargo's new Florida president
Wells Fargo Bank promoted North Florida Regional President Scott Coble to regional president for the entire state. The job came open in August when Shelly Freeman, who led Florida from an office in Miami, was promoted to a new position in charge of customer experience.

› PeerFly, Infinite Energy take top honors at Gainesville Chamber awards
CEO Chad French credited the 12 employees at PeerFly for the Alachua-based web marketing company being named the Overall Small Business of the Year. CEO Darin Cook credited all 370 employees in accepting Infinite Energy’s award as Best Overall Large Business.

› Duke Energy Earnings Rise on Lower Merger Costs
Duke Energy's net income rose 69 percent on lower merger costs, but the company's results were still weaker than investors had hoped as milder summer weather reduced electricity demand.

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