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2014-07-02 08:24:53

Americans More Likely to Vote Republican NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly seven in 10 Americans (68%) say Obamacare will play a role in deciding how they vote in the U.S. House elections this fall, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Of the 68% that say Obamacare will factor into their voting decisions, 32% of Americans say they will be more likely to vote Republican and 26% say they are more likely to vote Democrat....

2014-06-24 08:39:28

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Users of realtor.com(®) are now one step closer to finding the perfect home at the right price with today's launch of a free mobile application from realtor.com(®) and Bankrate(TM), Inc. Bankrate (RATE) is a leading publisher, aggregator and distributor of personal finance content on the Internet. Realtor.com(®), operated by Move, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOVE), is the leader in providing consumers the most accurate U.S. residential for-sale listings...

2014-06-09 08:24:59

NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) today announced that it has reached a proposed agreement, subject to Court approval, to settle the private securities class action pending against the Company and certain current and former officers of the Company. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130805/FL58072LOGO Under the terms of the proposed settlement, Bankrate would pay a total of $18 million in cash to a Settlement Fund to resolve all claims asserted on...

2014-05-28 08:26:07

Negative Sentiment Increases with Income NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty-three percent of Americans believe the Affordable Care Act has had a mostly negative impact on the country and 21% say it hasn't made much of an impact at all, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Only 28% say the ACA has had a mostly positive impact. Negative sentiment increases with income; feelings are more evenly split among those with annual household income under $30,000....

2014-05-21 08:21:10

New tool shows considerable cost variability between different makes and models SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- insuranceQuotes.com has released a new car insurance rate comparison calculator that enables consumers to compare the insurance costs of different cars by year, make and model: http://www.insurancequotes.com/auto The tool ("Car vs. Car: Insurance Comparison Shopping Tool," in the right sidebar) is fully customizable by age, gender, marital status and zip code. For...

2014-05-07 16:28:40

Company Enters Senior Care Market NEW YORK, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankrate, Inc. (NYSE: RATE) announced today the acquisition of Caring, Inc., a privately held, San Mateo California-based company and the owner of Caring.com, a leading senior care resource for those seeking information and support as they care for aging family members and loved ones. Caring.com provides assisted living and eldercare content, online support groups, and a comprehensive Senior Care Directory for...

2014-05-05 08:24:46

Popular retiree spots such as Florida and Arizona don't even rank in the top 10 NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida and Arizona may be home to some of the country's most popular retirement spots, but South Dakota is actually the best state for retirees, according to new research from Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE). Bankrate.com looked at several factors to determine which states offer the best quality of life for seniors. The factors include local weather, cost of living, crime...

2014-04-28 08:31:40

Few Americans Feel Their Health Insurance Situation is Better After Obamacare NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly two-thirds (68%) of Americans are okay with a business adding a nominal surcharge to each bill in order to help pay for employees' health insurance, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Support for this practice is highest among 18-29 year olds (64%) and lowest among Americans ages 65 and older (39%)....

2014-04-02 23:33:34

Contactability announces the partnership with Bankrate Insurance to provide warm transfers to insurance agents nationwide using NetQuote’s high converting leads and LiveLead program. The LiveLead warm transfer services, will help insurance agents improve contact rates and lead close ratios and lead utilization. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Contactability CEO Lev Barinskiy announced the partnership with Bankrate Insurance to provide warm lead call transfer services to insurance...

2014-03-27 08:23:21

Minor Speeding Violations Cause Premiums to Rise by 21% SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While serious violations such as driving under the influence and reckless driving understandably lead to much higher car insurance costs, lesser infractions dent consumers' finances as well, according to a new insuranceQuotes.com report. For example, drivers who commit a minor speeding violation (1-15 MPH over the legal limit) pay an average of 21% more for car insurance as a...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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