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2014-09-10 16:23:59

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Average credit card interest rates held steady this week, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090210/CCLOGO The average is comprised of 100 of the most popular credit cards in the country, including cards from dozens of leading U.S. issuers and representing every card category. Introductory (teaser) rates are not included in the calculation. Rates for card categories...

2014-09-10 16:23:36

OTTAWA, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - A report published by the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) states that Canada's agri-food sector is competing in an increasingly complex trade world where significant export success depends on the timely negotiation of preferential trade access and achieving new ways to reach consumers in foreign markets. The discussion paper is co-authored by John Weekes (Bennett Jones), Al Mussell (George Morris Centre) and David McInnes (CAPI). "Countries...

2014-09-10 16:21:47

ST PETER PORT, Guernsey, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BSGR, the international diversified mining company, announces that on 8 September 2014 the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington D.C. ("ICSID") notified BSGR and the Republic of Guinea that BSGR's Request for Arbitration had been registered at ICSID. ICSID's registration of the Request for Arbitration formally starts the proceedings between BSGR and the Republic of Guinea and...

2014-09-10 12:29:23

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart wallet, credit-card & online payment industries apply newest biometrics technology to compete with easy-to-use identification technologies designed to eliminate the need to carry credit cards. Companies currently leading the market with latest innovations are: NXT-ID, Inc. (OTCBB: NXTD), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) and Mastercard Inc. (NYSE: MA)....

2014-09-10 12:25:36

Nonprofit Finance Fund Details Barriers and Opportunities for Arts Nonprofits and Funders to Foster Financial Stability NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) has released new analysis of its 2014 survey of nonprofit organizations, which includes responses from 919 arts organizations nationwide. The State of the Arts and Culture Sector report captures the challenges and triumphs of nonprofits grappling with financial pressures, changing demographics,...

2014-09-10 12:22:43

"Making the Impossible Possible: Resilience & the Entrepreneurial Spirit" SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christie Communications, Inc. (www.christiecomm.com), is a full service, global marketing, branding, advertising and communications agency with offices in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles, hosting the Clean Business Investment Summit in Santa Barbara on September 11, 2014. Already in its 18(th) year, with over $125,000,000 invested through the Summit, CBIS...

2014-09-10 12:22:39

GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden Minerals Company (NYSE MKT: AUMN) (TSX: AUM) ("Golden Minerals" or the "Company") announced today that it has closed its previously announced underwritten offering of 3,692,000 units, each comprised of one share of its common stock and a five-year warrant to acquire one half of a share of its common stock at an exercise price of US$1.21 per share, at a unit price of US$0.86, before underwriting discounts....

2014-09-10 08:39:29

Online Retailer Provides More Ways for Customers to Save Money SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock's (NASDAQ: OSTK) Club O Rewards MasterCard(®) now awards cardholders 2 percent in Club O Rewards on qualifying gas and grocery purchases, access to twelve month no-interest financing on purchases over $500, and free access to their FICO(®) Score. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/LA33954LOGO These new features of the Club O Rewards MasterCard(®)...

2014-09-10 08:37:54

ORLANDO, Florida, DUBLIN and ATLANTA, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysnet Global Solutions today announced that ComplianceMaker, its PCI DSS compliance management solution, is now certifying to Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) v3.0. Sysnet(R) is a market leader in payment card industry compliance services, specializing in PCI DSS compliance validation and merchant retention solutions for acquiring organizations. The announcement was made today at...

2014-09-10 08:37:02

First P2P Globally to Launch with $100m Capital AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Zealand's first peer to peer lender Harmoney today launched its online lending marketplace with $100m lending capital, bringing the world's fastest growing form of lending to the Kiwi public. CEO Neil Roberts says that Harmoney will turn lending upside down and compete head-to-head with the banks in the personal loan and term investment categories. "With our transparent low...


Word of the Day
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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