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2010-12-03 21:45:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Citi at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=906d1aca-0b4f-4a36-8da7-72dc352d3602# When you think of a credit card, you don't typically think of innovation. But all of that is about to change as technology meets up with the credit card industry in a never-before-seen makeover that will put a tiny computer into the plastic to provide consumers with greater control, flexibility and options at...

2010-11-29 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today announced that it has named Nicholas E. Calio as its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective Jan. 1, 2011. Calio currently leads Global Government Affairs for Citigroup both in the United States and in the more than 100 countries in which the company does business. He is a member of Citi's Senior Leadership...

2010-10-06 15:19:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN) (the "Company"), today announced that it intends, subject to market conditions, to offer 4,500,000 shares of its common stock pursuant to an underwriting agreement with Citi acting as the sole bookrunner. The Company expects to use the net proceeds from the sale of the shares for general corporate purposes. Closing of the offering is expected to occur on or about October 11, 2010, subject to...

2010-09-23 08:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- shopkick, Inc. today announced that users of its CauseWorld mobile application have crossed the threshold of more than $1 million in charity donations since its December 2009 release. CauseWorld is a free app that allows smartphone users to earn "karma points" for charity by "checking-in" via GPS to retail stores and restaurants. What was meant to be a trial application for shopkick's focus on "mobile meets retail," became its own mobile...

2010-07-07 07:15:00

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As worldwide enthusiasm for soccer soars, Citibank announces a new promotion to give away $100 worth of soccer-themed merchandise for new customers who open an eligible checking account between now and August 14, 2010. "Citibank shares our customers' excitement for the game of soccer," said Brad Dinsmore, Head of Retail Banking, North America Consumer Banking, Citi. "Our latest promotion connects fans' heightened passion for the sport with their...

2010-06-29 15:40:00

Citi Raises $28 Million During 12 Years of Supporting the March of Dimes WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CitiFinancial today added $50,000 to its more than $28 million of support for the March of Dimes to give babies a healthy start in life. "Once again, Citi employees and customers show their commitment to the health of moms and babies by supporting the March of Dimes," said CitiFinancial chief executive officer Mary McDowell during a check presentation ceremony....

2010-06-24 10:30:00

DALLAS June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Santander Consumer USA ("Santander"), an affiliate of Banco Santander, has reached an agreement with Citi to purchase $3.2 billion of CitiFinancial Auto's auto loan portfolio. In addition, Santander and Citi have entered into an agreement under which Santander will service a portfolio of approximately $7.2 billion of auto loans that will be retained by Citi. The purchase supports Santander Consumer USA's strategy to explore partnerships and transactions that...

2010-04-26 09:00:00

MOSCOW, April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) a global leader in providing integrated self-service delivery and security systems, today announced a multiyear automated teller machine (ATM) outsourcing and deployment agreement with ZAO Citibank (a full subsidiary of Citi in Russia), one of the leading banks in the country. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080725/DIEBOLDLOGO ) Under the agreement, Diebold will provide ATM outsourcing services...

2010-03-19 08:15:00

NEW YORK, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Citibank's "Our Promise to New York" events, the bank will host a Kids Day at Citi Field on Saturday, March 20 from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Kids Day at Citi Field will continue Citi's tradition of making the ballpark accessible for special experiences for children and the community. "Our Promise to New York" is an effort the bank launched last fall to reinforce its strong and ongoing commitment to the five boroughs, through extended branch hours,...

2010-01-27 07:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence software, today announced that it has selected Citigroup's Brian L. Fox as the recipient of the MicroStrategy Individual Excellence in Business Intelligence award. Fox was recognized today at MicroStrategy World 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fox was recognized for his use of information dashboards to deliver advanced program...


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barghest
  • 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).
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