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2011-07-06 11:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded a tenant improvement project for JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the world's leading financial services firms. Turner's Southern California office will complete the build-out of JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s Century City office space in the Century Plaza Towers high-rise. With an owner eager to get the project underway, Turner commenced construction in April 2011,...

2011-07-06 08:00:00

CHICAGO, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Publishing Company, Inc., the nation's preeminent publisher of EBONY and JET magazines and owner of Fashion Fair Cosmetics, a global prestige cosmetics brand for women of color, today announced that JPMorgan Chase's Special Investments Group (SIG) will become an investor in the company. Terms of the investment were not disclosed. Linda Johnson Rice, chairman of Johnson Publishing Company, said, "J. P. Morgan Chase's investment in our firm is a...

2011-04-11 09:00:00

NEW YORK, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® will celebrate its 35th running this year as a sold-out crowd of 30,000 participants from nearly 900 companies celebrate corporate camaraderie and healthy living on two exciting race nights, Wednesday, June 15 and Thursday, June 16, in New York's Central Park. Since the race was first run in New York on July 13, 1977 with a modest 200 runners from 50 companies, J.P. Morgan has expanded the event...

2011-04-06 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBB) announced today it has it has signed an amendment to its credit facility to allow for borrowings of up to $225 million. Proceeds from the expanded facility will be used for general corporate purposes which may include share purchases, repayment of other debt and acquisitions. "The expansion of our credit facility to $225 million allows Blackboard to maintain maximum financial flexibility as it relates to our capital...

2011-03-10 10:00:00

NEW YORK and LONDON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: MKTX), the operator of a leading electronic trading platform for U.S. and European high-grade corporate bonds, emerging markets bonds and other fixed income securities, today announced the completion of multiple credit default swap trades between J.P. Morgan and six investor clients over the MarketAxess trading platform, highlighting the participants' adaptation to proposed regulatory reforms. In a...

2011-01-24 11:42:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion is calling upon all U.S. financial institutions that handle mortgages for military families to make sure they are complying with provisions of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). Last week, NBC News reported that one of America's largest banks - JP Morgan Chase - had been overcharging about 4,000 servicemembers on their home loans, and had improperly foreclosed on the homes of 14 military families. "This is...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).