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2014-07-25 12:22:20

HORRY COUNTY, S.C., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Charleston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved the Carter Stilley Wetland and Stream Mitigation Bank which will be the largest mitigation bank serving Horry and Georgetown counties and the first bank in South Carolina to offer coastal stream credits. Mitigation banking is the restoration, creation, enhancement, or preservation of a wetland, stream, or habitat conservation area which offsets expected adverse...

2014-07-25 08:23:39

ARCA and Yodlee partner with Bank Innovators Council and Innovation Cafe to facilitate dialogue around challenges bankers face MEBANE, N.C., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ARCA, a global leader in transaction automation for financial institutions, today announced a co-sponsorship of Bank Innovators Council's (BIC) 22 city "Road Show" beginning later this year. Under the theme "Thriving in an Era of Digital Disruption," the Road Show will consist of half-day workshops across...

2014-07-23 23:02:21

New research from Mercator Advisory Group examines the critical role that online and mobile banking is playing in today’s banking environment. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 In new research, The Emergence of Digital Banking, Mercator Advisory Group reviews the transformation occurring within financial institutions as they leverage the power of online and mobile banking solutions.         “The explosive growth of smartphones and tablets,...

2014-07-23 08:37:12

Funding to Fuel Continued Consumer Loan Portfolio Growth and Hiring Strategy for Top Talent CHICAGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AvantCredit, the fastest growing national online provider of consumer loans, announced today the completion of a $75 million round of Series C funding led by Tiger Global Management and a $200 million credit facility led by Victory Park Capital. The funding, which brings the company's total equity raised and debt committed to more than $300 million, will...

2014-07-21 23:07:31

After a successful private launch, DriveWealth is now releasing its mobile investing platform to the world. Chatham, NJ (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 After a successful private launch, DriveWealth is now releasing its mobile investing platform to the world. The platform creates an affordable way to invest in global companies with low $2.99 per trade pricing and an initial minimum account size of only $50. The DriveWealth app features social networking, investor education, and multi-language...

2014-07-21 12:30:54

Mobile Banking Features Underscore Comerica's Commitment to a Higher Level of Banking DALLAS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comerica Bank today announced the introduction of a number of new enhancements to its Mobile Banking service, including Click&Capture Deposit(SM), person-to-person transfers and a sleek new iPad application, all designed to underscore the bank's commitment to a higher level of banking. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20010807/CMALOGO "Our retail...

2014-07-21 08:26:35

Aversion to Risk Could Hinder Millennials' Retirement Savings, Other Future Goals NEW YORK, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The youngest American adults, 18-29 year-olds, are more likely to choose cash as their favorite long-term investment than any other age group, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Thirty-nine percent say cash is their preferred way to invest money they don't need for at least 10 years. That's three times the number who picked the stock market, despite the...

2014-07-16 23:12:25

Improve Productivity and Competitiveness in Small Business Lending While Mitigating Risk Omaha, NE (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 WebEquity Solutions®, a leading commercial lending software provider, today announced new functionality to help banks compete more effectively for small business loans. Commercial lending continues to be a bright spot for US banks in 2014; in particular small business lending represents a strong growth opportunity for many financial institutions. However, the...

2014-07-16 12:24:55

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Singing Machine Company ("Singing Machine" or the "Company") (OTCQB: SMDM) has entered into an agreement for senior secured financing with PNC Bank, N.A. ("PNC"). Under the agreement ("PNC Facility"), PNC will provide the Company with up to $15 million dollars in asset-based lending during the Company's peak shipping season and reduce to $7.5 million from January 1 to July 31. The PNC Facility is for three years and provides...

2014-07-16 08:24:05

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Watch this revealing 2-minute preview video here in Segment 4 of 6. Economist Allan H. Meltzer, Ph.D., reveals that banks have been turned into public utilities, and there's too much emphasis on near-term actions. He posits that the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act in 2010 added even more regulations to a heavily regulated industry, transferring decisions about risk for the bankers to the regulators. Full Disclosure Network(R)...


Latest Bank Reference Libraries

Seed bank
2013-07-31 15:37:35

Seed banks are gene pools of seeds from food crops and other rare species. If seeds from the reserves are destroyed, seeds from seed banks can be used to generate new crops. Seed banks are not open to the public as are seed libraries or seed swaps. Maintaining seeds in a seed bank will preserve the seeds during times of natural disasters, disease outbreaks, or even war. SEED DORMANCY Seeds can remain dormant for decades as long as the storage environment remains cool and dry. Seeds that...

Bank Butterflyfish, Chaetodon aya
2012-05-22 10:24:48

The bank Butterflyfish (Chaetodon aya) is a species of butterflyfish found in tropical Atlantic waters. It is uncommon through much of its range, being found only on natural and artificial reefs in Florida, the Gulf of Mexico, and off the Yucatan Peninsula. It is also found north to North Carolina. This silver-white colored fish has yellow on all fins except the pectoral fins. It also has vertical dark bars on its eyes and near the caudal fin. The adult is 5.9 inches in length. This is...

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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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