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2014-10-28 16:25:52

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spanish language newspaper La Opinion endorsed Prop 45 over the weekend joining more than a dozen other newspapers supporting Yes on 45 on behalf of six million individuals and small businesses that health insurance companies are price gouging on premiums. "Proposition 45 seeks to expand the power of the California Insurance Commissioner to accept or reject rate hikes from health insurance companies, the same way it does...

2014-10-28 12:37:36

New technology enables Accenture Duck Creek Policy clients to add collaborative underwriting capabilities at lower TCO BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstBest® Systems, Inc., provider of insurance software solutions for American and global insurance carriers, today announced FirstBest Dynamic Synchronization(TM), a new technology that enables carriers to access Accenture Duck Creek's product definitions within the FirstBest UMS(TM) underwriting workstation. The...

2014-10-28 12:36:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nirvana Solutions, the leading provider in cloud-based Hedge Fund technology, is proud to announce its recent recognition in HFM Week's Annual US Hedge Fund Services Award Ceremony, as the 'Best Portfolio Management System Provider - Overall.' To learn more about Nirvana's Portfolio Management and Accounting Software please visit http://www.nirvanasolutions.com/solutions/solutions-by-productservice/portfolio-management-and-accounting/ The ceremony...

2014-10-28 12:35:24

Free Mobile App Enables Users to Maximize Travel Points PASADENA, Calif. and NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wallaby Financial, Inc., the leader in mobile and web-based credit card optimization solutions, today announced that it has partnered with ThePointsGuy.com, a leading travel rewards website, to offer TPG To Go, a free app for iPhone and Android. The app offers a unique blend of rewards and credit card content tightly focused on consumers' needs. TPG To Go's features set a new...

2014-10-28 12:35:18

Global Adoption Continues to Grow for the Intelligently Designed and Secure Digital Card PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --­ Plastc creator of the Plastc Card, the most intelligently-designed, secure digital card ever invented, announced today the success of its preorder campaign. In the first week of launch, Plastc sold over $5.2 million of Plastc Cards to people worldwide looking for a simple and elegant way to store their many credit & debit cards, loyalty and gift...

2014-10-28 12:28:47

The fastest -growing segment of the commercial insurance market WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The financial performance of commercial property casualty insurance program administrators continues to outpace the performance of the overall property casualty insurance markets. Program business premium revenues increased by 9.8 percent reaching $30.1 billion in 2013 up from $27.4 billion in 2013. The Target Markets Program Administrators Association (TMPAA) released the results...

2014-10-28 12:28:04

WARREN, N.J., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sophisticated art collectors know that managing their collections is an important part of protecting them. To aid in this process, the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies is offering state-of-the-art collections management services at a discounted rate. Chubb Signature personal insurance customers can choose either a system from ArtBanc International or Collectrium to help catalogue and manage their collections in a secure online...

2014-10-28 12:27:30

NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through August 2014, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller[1] Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, continue to show a deceleration in home price gains. The 10-City Composite gained 5.5% year-over-year and the 20-City 5.6%, both down from the 6.7% reported for July. The National Index gained 5.1% annually in August compared to 5.6% in July. On a monthly basis, the National Index...

2014-10-28 12:24:14

- Chemical Activity Barometer declines for first time since April 2013, but overall growth expected through 2015 - WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), featured a slight decline of 0.1% this month, which is a deceleration from the 0.1% gain in September, as measured on a three-month moving average (3MMA). Despite the slight decline in October, the CAB still signals further U.S....

2014-10-28 08:43:47

PHOENIX, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insiderslab.com, a U.S. market research community has a special focus on updating investors with insider trading news, reveals the latest insider trading alerts for the U.S. stock investors, who can access these reports through the links below, including stock performance, insider trading signals, and visual results. The reports cover the stocks of Twitter (NYSE:TWTR), Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO), GT...


Word of the Day
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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