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2011-08-15 15:44:00

MADRID, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA announced the signing of internationally renowned soccer players Iker Casillas and Andres Iniesta as BBVA Group global brand ambassadors. Casillas and Iniesta will work to promote the BBVA Group around the world, as well as the values of Liga BBVA, the world's best soccer league. Real Madrid's goalie and FC Barcelona's midfielder were chosen because they share BBVA's values of humility, honesty, quality as well as a similar international...

2011-08-01 09:00:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass announced that it is offering the ZashPay® person-to-person (P2P) payment service from Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions. "BBVA Compass is excited to be able to offer ZashPay to our customers," said Andy Hernandez, director of channel development for BBVA Compass. "We are committed to offering solutions that match the way our customers live today,...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'