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2009-05-20 13:08:00

Featured speakers from SEC, NIRI, NYSE Euronext, Reuters, DTCC, SWIFT, Citi and others NEW YORK, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Join XBRL US and Securities Operation Forum at Corporate Actions 2009, a one-day conference held in association with the Depository & Trust Clearing Corporation (DTCC) and SWIFT. What: One day conference will kick off an initiative to drive adoption of the ISO 20022 standard for public companies and the use of XBRL (Extensible Business Reporting Language) for the...

2009-02-19 07:00:00

Winning Design to Be the Image of a ThankYou Network Gift Card NEW YORK, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever wonder what it would be like to put your design or photograph into the hands of millions of consumers? Citi is offering members of its ThankYou Rewards Network the chance to put their creativity into wallets around the world with the launch of the ThankYou Gift Card Design Contest. The winning design will become the face of a ThankYou Gift Card redeemable by millions of ThankYou Members...

2009-02-18 04:31:00

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania and NAIROBI, Kenya and BARCELONA, February 18 /PRNewswire/ -- - Zain launches Zap, the Most Comprehensive Service Enabling Customers to Access Their Money Faster and More Conveniently. - Reshaping the Future of Banking in Africa, the Service Will be Available to Over 100 Million People in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda Leading mobile telecommunications provider Zain today announced plans to bring mobile banking to over 100 million people in East Africa...

2009-01-15 18:06:00

Citi, Nationwide Insurance, Target Corporation, and Bank of America Honored at MicroStrategy World 2009 User Conference LAS VEGAS, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MicroStrategy(R) Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence software, today recognized four companies for achieving outstanding business performance with their MicroStrategy-based business intelligence applications. The "Best Practices in Business Intelligence" award recipients for 2009 are...

2008-11-25 06:51:28

Shares of large financial firms soared after the U.S. government stepped in to rescue Citigroup Inc., but analysts say banking worries aren't over. After the government said it would inject $20 billion in capital in Citibank and back up to $290 billion in toxic assets, the bank's shares gained 57 percent Monday. Bank of America gained 27 percent, while J.P. Morgan Chase jumped 21 percent and Wells Fargo shares rose 20 percent, The New York Times reported Monday. But, the rescue gives...

2008-10-27 18:00:21

Citi's Office of Financial Education will sponsor forty leading youth financial literacy advocates from throughout New England to gather at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston on October 27-29 to discuss educational strategies that should be implemented to increase the financial literacy of New England youth. This first-ever New England Youth Financial Education Forum, organized by Rhode Island Jump$tart Coalition Executive Director, Jim Hedemark, brings together representatives from State...

2008-09-29 18:00:21

Citibank is thanking customers - a million times over - for opening America's most rewarding checking account and today launches its Thanks-A-Million sweepstakes (www.citi.com/thanksamillion) to give away a total of 5 million points to 16 lucky winners. Citibank offers customers enrolled in ThankYou(R) Network with more ways to be rewarded each month for their checking relationship. Now through November 30, new checking account holders enrolled in Citi's innovative rewards program will be...

2008-09-04 09:00:28

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of FASHION ROCKS 5th Anniversary, Conde Nast Media Group and Citi have created an online charity auction in conjunction with eBay Giving Works to benefit Stand Up To Cancer, a new initiative founded to raise philanthropic dollars for accelerating ground-breaking cancer research. Music and fashion fans alike will find an array of incredible items and one-of-a-kind experiences to bid on with 100% of the proceeds going to support the fight against...

2008-08-07 12:00:42

Citi, the world's largest provider of credit cards, and Green Dot Corporation, a leading provider of retail-based financial products and services, today announced a strategic alliance to provide Citi-issued general purpose gift cards and reloadable prepaid debit cards to consumers. In addition, Citi Cards' retail business partners will have the opportunity to offer co-branded versions of these prepaid products to their customers. With this partnership, Green Dot further expands its national...

2008-07-03 09:00:54

Citi and Visa have launched the Citi Visa Travel Pass, a new payment card offering free flight tickets with any airline, for any destination, at any time of the year, in Italy. With the first transaction, Citi Visa Travel Pass gives two return air tickets for a key destination in Europe; this year London, Paris, Madrid, Amsterdam or Prague. According to the bank, Citi and Visa have partnered to offer the Italian market the first payment card allowing customers to fly whenever they want,...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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