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2014-09-25 12:26:13

Extensive Collaboration Between the Two Financial Industry Leaders Provides Consumers with a Unique Set of Mobile-enabled Credit Card Resources PASADENA, Calif. and AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wallaby Financial, the leader in mobile and web-based credit card optimization solutions, and CreditCards.com, the leading online credit card marketplace, have announced the launch of the WalletUp(TM) Mobile App. Through the free app, consumers access a comprehensive set of...

2014-09-25 08:32:29

Acquisition would further strengthen Blackhawk's leadership position in prepaid solutions for the global incentives and rewards marketplace PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackhawk Network, a leading prepaid and payments network announced today a definitive agreement under which Blackhawk will acquire all outstanding shares of Parago, Inc. for approximately $290 million. Parago is a leader in providing global incentive and engagement solutions that drive customer...

2014-09-25 08:28:31

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc., (OTCQB: MDBX) (www.medbox.com), the leading dispensary infrastructure and licensing specialist, patented technology provider, and partner to the cannabis industry, is pleased to announce that it has completed a second capital raise in a private placement transaction of convertible debentures for $2.5 million, convertible into common stock at a conversion price of $11.75 per share, subject to certain adjustments under Medbox's...

2014-09-25 08:27:44

Newly Uplisted NASDAQ Company Attracts Major Attention Following Announcement of Important Marketing Campaign for the Market's Newest Digital Wallet CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global tech solutions for e-commerce and m-commerce platforms become more consumer oriented as the top NASDAQ & NYSE Companies race to introduce latest improved products and services. Companies in focus today are: NTX-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL),...

2014-09-25 08:27:19

LAVAL, Quebec, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE/TSX: VRX) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Jeffrey W. Ubben, Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and the Chief Investment Officer of ValueAct Capital, as a director of the Board, effective as of October 1, 2014. Mr. Ubben is a Founder, Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Investment Officer of ValueAct Capital. Prior to founding ValueAct Capital in 2000, Mr. Ubben was a...

2014-09-25 08:22:31

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US markets on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, ended on a positive note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 17,210.06, up 0.90% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,555.22, up 1.03%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.78% higher at 1,998.30. During the trading session, nine out of ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500...

2014-09-25 08:22:19

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, September 24, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,555.22, up 1.03%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.90% higher at 17,210.06, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,998.30, up 0.78%. The gains were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day at 673.63, up...

2014-09-24 23:13:35

MarketsGear has carved a niche in providing the most reliable and free binary options signals, which is a form of discretionary analysis that endeavors to inform and educate traders of the astounding trading opportunities, and prospects to place a trade utilizing the binary options. London, UK (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 MarketsGear has carved a niche in providing the most reliable and free binary options signals, which is a form of discretionary analysis that endeavors to inform and...

2014-09-24 23:13:07

On September 12, 11 teams from seven countries met at London’s Emirates Stadium to participate in the final championship round of SunGard’s second annual Codeathon, the Global Coder Cup. The finalists were given 48 hours and a clear mission: to harness big data technology to create new compliance solutions for financial services firms.The winning team used Artificial Intelligence to help strengthen compliance in financial firms. London (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 On September 12, 11...

2014-09-24 23:11:55

Collections on Contingency is a unique, personalized service for individuals or companies who have been unable to successfully collect debt through the normal channels. The company provides debt collection investigation for services rendered and legal judgments. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 As principal of Collections on Contingency, Armando Zatarain built the company around his 30 years of private investigative and surveillance service, valuable contacts, and a powerful...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'