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2014-10-29 12:33:15

NEW YORK and LONDON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Bracken, Executive Director of Government Digital Service (GDS), was named today as the first-ever U.K. Chief Digital Officer of the Year by the CDO Club, the world's largest network of Chief Digital Officers. The award was given to Bracken after his keynote presentation, "Digital by Default: Two Years On," at the inaugural UK CDO Summit on Wednesday 29 October 2014 at the BBC in London, England (http://CDOSummit.co.uk). Mike...

2014-10-28 16:30:25

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Niemann Capital Management, a third-party ETF Investment Strategist, is boosting its free communication package and services for financial advisors by hiring 25-year industry veteran Patrick J. O'Connor. Patrick co-wrote the widely acclaimed e-newsletter Navellier Marketmail for 10 years and has provided communication services for several ETF Investment Strategists across the country. Mr. O'Connor will work closely with Niemann's...

2014-10-27 16:31:10

PARIS, October 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCOR Global Investments has chosen to equip itself with Taliance's GlobalAsset solution, a platform for carrying out analyses and financial projections in the management of property and other real assets. SCOR Global Investments ("SGI") manages the investment portfolio of the SCOR Group's entities. SCOR is the world's fifth largest reinsurer, representing over 15 billion euros in assets. Several factors have prompted SGI to...

2014-10-21 12:36:43

A new way to passively invest online EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique, non-institutional, investment model structured by Jakob Pek Fund, LP will for the first time, allow individual and institutional investors the opportunity to passively invest in real estate through Limited Partnerships. Simultaneously, the real estate investment company will facilitate the process of securing mortgages for accredited real estate investors. All investments are protected...

2014-10-14 23:15:13

Stonegate Global has recruited William Chong, a former senior executive at HSBC Alternative Investments, to head its West Coast operations. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Chong, who steps in as Senior Vice President and Head of Alternative Fund Services, is based in the company’s San Francisco office. Chong will focus on fund administration and fund formation of complex venture capital, private equity and hedge funds in San Francisco/Silicon Valley and throughout the west...

2014-10-09 16:22:55

BALTIMORE, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Petroleum & Resources Corporation (NYSE:PEO) today announced its results for the nine months ended September 30, 2014. The Fund's total return on net asset value, with dividends and capital gains reinvested, was 6.1%, significantly outperforming its Lipper peer group. The comparable figure for the Lipper Global Natural Resources Funds Index ("Lipper Peer Group") was 0.8%. The total return on the Fund's market price was 6.3%. For the twelve...

2014-10-08 12:22:18

CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (AMEX:XLU-Free Report), First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund (AMEX:FXU-Free Report) and Guggenheim S&P Equal Weight Utilities ETF (AMEX:RYU-Free Report). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO Protect Your Portfolio with These Utility ETFs There is no question any more, markets are on a shaky footing. Seemingly every sector is facing...

2014-10-04 23:02:26

KC iFund Makes Private Real Estate Projects Accessible to Everyday Investors PALO ALTO, CA. (PRWEB) October 04, 2014 KC iFund announced the launch of its innovative real estate investing funding tool ( http://www.kcifund.com ) in its beta test phase this week. The founders have a vision of creating a new real estate investment market place, where individuals with eager capital can access investment opportunities previously only available to the privileged. “KC iFund is the next...

2014-10-03 12:25:10

CHICAGO, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (Nasdaq:IBB-Free Report), SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (AMEX:XBI-Free Report), First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund (AMEX:FBT-Free Report), Market Vectors Biotech ETF...

2014-10-02 16:25:04

TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - On October 2, 2014, Orange Capital, LLC ("Orange Capital") on behalf of Orange Capital Master I, Ltd. ("OCMI") and OC Offshore Investments II, SPC - Segregated Portfolio A ("OCOI") which are investment funds managed by it (collectively, "Orange"), acquired ownership and control over 1,231,000 common shares (the "Acquired Shares") of Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. ("Bellatrix"). The Acquired Shares represent approximately 0.64% of the issued and outstanding...


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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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