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2014-03-17 23:04:25

Ticket Down announces that they have rolled back ticket prices for the big game between soccer powerhouses Israel and Honduras at the BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston. This well-known secondary ticket source is also offering the customer appreciation promo code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Ticket Down announces that on June 1, BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Texas will be host to an international soccer friendly matchup between Israel and Honduras....

2014-03-05 12:25:06

- Houston goalkeeper joins bank to support joint initiatives with Dynamo, Dynamo Charities HOUSTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass today announced two-time Major League Soccer All-Star and Houston Dynamo goalkeeper Tally Hall as its brand ambassador. Hall, 28, will promote and support joint initiatives of BBVA Compass and the Dynamo, including their Building a Better Houston campaign, which kicked off in 2011 and has helped revitalize the city's East End through a...

2014-02-27 16:26:51

- Students at Houston's Crespo Elementary will be taught the basics of managing money HOUSTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA Hall of Famer Clyde Drexler and other NBA legends thrilled students at Houston's Crespo Elementary School Thursday when they helped tip off a joint initiative from BBVA Compass and NBA Cares to bring financial education programs to 25,000 students throughout the U.S. this year. Drexler, the 10-time NBA All-Star who helped lead the Houston Rockets to...

2014-02-20 12:31:50

MADRID, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA has agreed to acquire Simple (https://www.simple.com), a US-based company that has created a new standard in digital banking. The acquisition is part of BBVA's strategy to lead the technology-driven change that is transforming the financial services industry. The transaction values Simple at $117 million. "Simple's customer experience is unmatched in the digital banking world," said BBVA Chairman & CEO Francisco Gonzalez. "Simple will...

2014-02-11 12:23:54

- One of the leading exponents of the music of our time, Steve Reich has, in the words of the jury, reinvented the form of the concert and musical theater, blurring the divide between genres MADRID, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The sixth annual BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Contemporary Music category goes to American composer Steve Reich for "bringing forth a new conception of music, based on the use of pragmatic elements from everyday life and others...

2014-02-07 12:22:25

- Bank is the Official Jersey Partner of newest women's professional soccer team HOUSTON, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston Dash will debut their team jerseys Friday evening at BBVA Compass Stadium, where the bank will celebrate its 5-year commitment to outfitting the nation's newest professional women's soccer team. The Dash entered the National Women's Soccer League as an expansion team for the 2014 season. BBVA Compass' logo on the team's jerseys underscores the...

2014-02-05 12:32:59

- Facebook contest winners announced BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass today announced the winners of its Great Ideas for Small Business contest on Facebook, awarding two $10,000 grand prizes to help a pair of budding businesses grow. The Green Bottle Candle Company, founded by Carmen Wooten Preston of Birmingham, Ala., was voted the top idea by Facebook fans. The company partners with local restaurants to repurpose wine bottles as containers for...

2014-01-28 12:29:40

-- Bird identified DNA regions where genes are activated, a fundamental contribution in the field of epigenetics, which studies how environmental factors influence diseases such as cancer MADRID, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The sixth annual BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Biomedicine category goes to British biochemist Adrian Bird, "for his discoveries in the field of epigenetics." Bird's achievements includes mapping DNA regions where genes are activated by...

2014-01-24 16:20:40

-Biggest reform in Mexico since NAFTA could set up dramatic transformation at border HOUSTON, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mexico's energy reforms will create "abundant opportunities" for U.S. energy companies and shrink the socioeconomic disparities between Texas' booming metro areas and its border cities, according to the latest BBVA Compass research. Mexico's Congress approved energy reform legislation last month that allows private firms to invest in the state-owned...

2014-01-10 12:26:59

- Finalists compete for one of two $10,000 prizes to help fuel business creation and expansion BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass today announced the finalists in its Great Ideas for Small Business contest on Facebook, putting two $10,000 prizes within reach for five entrepreneurs. Launched in October via an app on BBVA Compass' Facebook page, the contest provides a platform for qualifying small business owners and entrepreneurs to promote their ideas for a chance to...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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